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The Resource Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine, by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine, by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

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Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine
Title
Dr. Mütter's marvels
Title remainder
a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine
Statement of responsibility
by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
Title variation
Dr. Mutters marvels
Title variation remainder
a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities. Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his tools' or even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mütter began his trailblazing career as a plastic surgeon in Philadelphia during the middle of the nineteenth century
Summary
A portrait of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded America's most famous medical oddities museum describes his advocacy for clean and compassionate patient care in spite of his numerous detractors
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
Biography type
individual biography
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10351840
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Aptowicz, Cristin O'Keefe
Dewey number
  • 617.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RD27.35.M88
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
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  • Mütter, Thomas D.
  • Mütter Museum
  • Physicians
  • Medical innovations
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical (incl. Patients)
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • MEDICAL / Surgery / General
Target audience
adult
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a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine
Label
Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine, by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
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http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D8791B42-D2EF-44EE-AF56-06738F9D56B0
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn883295877
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698162105
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00388854
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D8791B42-D2EF-44EE-AF56-06738F9D56B0
Label
Dr. Mütter's marvels : a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine, by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D8791B42-D2EF-44EE-AF56-06738F9D56B0
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn883295877
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698162105
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00388854
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D8791B42-D2EF-44EE-AF56-06738F9D56B0

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