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Semmelweis

Ignaz Philipp. 1818--65, Hungarian obstetrician, who discovered the cause of puerperal infection and pioneered the use of antiseptics
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After I describe Ignaz Semmelweis a little, I will ask if he might not represent the next stage of human evolution.
While working as an assistant professor at the Vienna General Hospital in Austria, Semmelweis noticed that women were dying at an alarmingly high rate at his clinic: up to 35% of women giving birth died of puerperal fever, an infectious pelvic disease, mostly caused by endometritis, leading to bacteremia, septicemia, and death.
Ignaz Semmelweis, proclamado fuera de su tiempo el precursor del lavado antiseptico de manos para disminuir infecciones nosocomiales, no alcanzo a rebatir la teoria miasmatica de las epidemias imperante en su epoca ni a completar una teoria comprensiva sobre la causa comun necesaria para la fiebre puerperal.
Semmelweis made the connection that particles of some kind were being transferred from the infected.
In the aftermath, the Semmelweis University formed a five-member panel which formally cleared Schmidt of plagiarizing his doctoral dissertation, but proposed that his doctorate be withdrawn based on the findings of its inquiry into the allegations.
Esta revision se inicia con un asunto que no estaba muy claro en aquel tiempo: el nombre y la tipificacion de la enfermedad, para luego analizar algunas de sus epidemias, las controversias acerca de su naturaleza fisiologica y etiologica, la logica y la validez del descubrimiento de Semmelweis y algunos factores determinantes de su rechazo.
After conducting its own inquiry into the allegations, Semmelweis University stripped Schmitt of his title on Thursday, saying his thesis did not meet scientific and ethical standards.
Investigators from the Semmelweis University, the National Institute of Oncology, and the National Koranyi Institute of Pulmonology, Budapest, Hungary, and the Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, used electron and confocal microscopy to examine tumour tissue in mice in which malignant tumour cells had been introduced.
Some of the volumes purchased at that time are among those that make the Semmelweis Library today a medical history library.
Even after hard evidence that such cleansing reduced mothers' mortality rates, Semmelweis was ostracized and eventually run out of Austria for a practice determined to be too much trouble by conventional medical wisdom.
Los candidatos inmediatos que saltan a mi mente son Ignaz Semmelweis, Alexander Fleming [descubridor de la penicilina] y Richard Doll [que relaciono tabaquismo y cancer].