Amazing Doctors and Nurses: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Apr 19, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 159 pages
Ever wondered who developed insulin? Or, who completed the first heart transplant? Explore the lives of some of most amazing doctors and nurses. Gain an insight into the lives they led and the challenges they faced. We have all relied on doctors and nurses at various points during our lives. However, the amazing stories behind so many important and influential achievements remain unknown. This book explores how doctors and nurses have developed their remarkable skills and methods to help patients, supported by researchers in many fields.
Explore the life stories of an amazing range of characters including Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Blackwell, Ignaz Semmelweis and Che Guevara. These people paved the way for modern medicine and saved countless lives by advancing the boundaries of treatment. The life stories come back to life through in a new story format called a BioView®. It is as if each of the doctors and nurses has returned through time to tell the story of their life and their amazing achievements.
What is a BioView®?
A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. The stories can be read in around ten minutes. They provide an easy way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you and reflects their interests, emotions and passions. These are unique life stories that can provide you with inspiration in your own life.Visit www.amazingpeopleclub.com to explore this exciting range ofbooks and audio resources.
 

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Contents

The Author
Introduction
Christiaan Barnard
Elizabeth Blackwell
Richard Bright
Edith Cavell
Postscript
Elizabeth Garrett
Career Notes
William Harvey
Robert Koch
John Snow
Priscilla White
Alexandre Yersin
William Osler
Edith Cavell

Ernesto Che Guevara
William Harvey
Edward Jenner
Postscript
Robert Koch
Postscript
James Lind
Joseph Lister
Florence Nightingale
William Osler
Margaret Sanger
Albert Schweitzer
Ignaz Semmelweis
Postscript
Irena Sendler
Kato Shizue
James Simpson
John Snow
Benjamin Spock
Mary Edwards Walker
Postscript
Priscilla White
Alexandre Yersin
Areas of Contribution
Florence Nightingale
Surgeons see here
Florence Nightingale
Irena Sendler
Ernesto Che Guevara
Edward Jenner
Albert Schweitzer
Ignaz Semmelweis
James Simpson
Benjamin Spock
Christiaan Barnard
James Lind
Joseph Lister
Mary Edwards Walker
Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Garrett
Margaret Sanger
Kato Shizue
Amazing Medical Developments
Hygiene
Action Learning
Health Education
Modern Hippocratic Oath
Doctors and Nurses Timeline
Quotes and Sayings
Amazing People Club Team
The Amazing People Club

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About the author (2011)

Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people. As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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