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Bold Women of Medicine|Susan M. Latta
Bold Women of Medicine : 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries, and Healing Breakthroughsvolume 20
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CBC - NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Students K-12 2017

Meet 21 determined women who have dedicated their lives to healing others.

These courageous women from the 1800s to the present focused on finding cures, tending the sick and wounded, and healing with science and compassion. Readers meet groundbreakers such as Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States; Mary Carson Breckinridge, the "nurse on horseback" who delivered babies in the Appalachian Mountains; and heart surgeon Kathy Magliato, one of the few women trained in heart transplant surgeries. Packed with photos, informative sidebars, and including source notes and a bibliography, this collection is an invaluable addition to any reader's bookshelf.

  • ISBN-13: 9781641605700
  • ISBN-10: 1641605707
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • Publish Date: November 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.43 x 5.43 x 0.47 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17