Title: Semmelweis's Argument with the English Contagionists
Description: A largely ignored paper that Semmelweis published in Hungarian spells out precisely where he stands in the debate over whether puerperal fever was contagious or infectious. His argument will be presented and analyzed, and why this paper matters to the overall story of Semmelweis will be laid out for discussion.
Place: Room 2019, 2U
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Bates Center Seminar Series features scholarly papers and presentations on the history of nursing and health care and welcomes all interested individuals.
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
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