Germ Theory Medical Pioneers in Infectious Diseases From Hippocrates to Lillian Wald the stories of scientists whose work changed the way we think about and treat infection Describes the genesis of the germ theory of disease by a dozen seminal thinkers

  • Title: Germ Theory: Medical Pioneers in Infectious Diseases
  • Author: Robert Gaynes
  • ISBN: 9781555815295
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • From Hippocrates to Lillian Wald the stories of scientists whose work changed the way we think about and treat infection.Describes the genesis of the germ theory of disease by a dozen seminal thinkers such as Jenner, Lister, and Ehrlich Presents the inside stories of these pioneers struggles to have their work accepted, which can inform strategies for tackling currentFrom Hippocrates to Lillian Wald the stories of scientists whose work changed the way we think about and treat infection.Describes the genesis of the germ theory of disease by a dozen seminal thinkers such as Jenner, Lister, and Ehrlich Presents the inside stories of these pioneers struggles to have their work accepted, which can inform strategies for tackling current crises in infectious diseases and motivate and support today s scientists Relevant to anyone interested in microbiology, infectious disease, or how medical discoveries shape our modern understanding

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    1. Germ theory: Medical pioneers in infectious diseases. (2011). Washington, DC: ASM Press.Citation By: Kristie Hofelich EnnisType of Resource: BiographicalCall Number: RB153.G39 2011Content/Scope: Biographies of various healthcare professionals that have contributed to research in infectious disease are presented in this volume. This is intended for an adult audience but is approachable and narrative, which would appeal to upper grades in high school as well. Online activities can be found for edu [...]

    2. Gaynes (Emory Univ. School of Medicine) presents a well-researched, inspiring narrative of the most important discoveries in the history of medical science. He weaves the origins of the germ theory of disease and the biographies of those who made significant discoveries together into intriguing, informative stories. The author provides vivid accounts of individuals such as van Leeuwenhoek, Jenner, Pasteur, Fleming, et al. who challenged the prevailing views of the times with their innovation and [...]

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