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The Resource Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine, Olivia Campbell

Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine, Olivia Campbell

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Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine
Title
Women in white coats
Title remainder
how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine
Statement of responsibility
Olivia Campbell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the early 1800s, women were dying in large numbers from treatable diseases because they frequently avoided receiving medical care. Examinations performed by male doctors were often demeaning and even painful. In addition, women faced stigma from illness - a negative diagnosis could greatly limit their ability to find husbands, jobs, or be received in polite society. Motivated by personal loss and frustration over inadequate medical care, Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Sophia Jex-Blake fought for a woman's place in the male-dominated medical field. For the first time ever, Women in White Coats tells the complete history of these three pioneering women who, despite countless obstacles, earned medical degrees and paved the way for other women to do the same. Though very different in personality and circumstance, together these women built women-run hospitals and teaching colleges - creating for the first time medical care for women by women"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Campbell, Olivia M
Dewey number
610.92/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
R692
LC item number
C367 2021d
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blackwell, Elizabeth
  • Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett
  • Jex-Blake, Sophia
  • Women physicians
  • Large type books
Label
Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine, Olivia Campbell
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Publication
Note
Regular print version previously published by: Harlequin Books S.A
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1243262347
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
447 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643589336
Lccn
2021932363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1243262347
Label
Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine, Olivia Campbell
Publication
Note
Regular print version previously published by: Harlequin Books S.A
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1243262347
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
447 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643589336
Lccn
2021932363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1243262347

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