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The Strange Case of Dr. Couney : How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies

Raffel, Dawn.

New York, New York : Blue Rider Press, 2018.

284 pages.

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hat kind of doctor puts his patients on display? This is the spellbinding tale of a mysterious Coney Island doctor who revolutionized neonatal care more than one hundred years ago and saved some seven thousand babies. Dr. Martin Couney's story is a kaleidoscopic ride through the intersection of ebullient entrepreneurship, enlightened pediatric care, and the wild culture of world's fairs at the beginning of the American Century.

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ISBN:

978-0-399-17574-9

Author:

Raffel, Dawn.

Title:

The Strange Case of Dr. Couney : How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies.

Publisher:

New York, New York : Blue Rider Press, 2018.

Physical:

284 pages.

Summary:

hat kind of doctor puts his patients on display? This is the spellbinding tale of a mysterious Coney Island doctor who revolutionized neonatal care more than one hundred years ago and saved some seven thousand babies. Dr. Martin Couney's story is a kaleidoscopic ride through the intersection of ebullient entrepreneurship, enlightened pediatric care, and the wild culture of world's fairs at the beginning of the American Century.

Subject:

Neonatal Care--Pediatrics--Babies

Subject:

--Entrepreneurship American Fairs--Pediatrics

Subject:

--Incubators--Nursing Saving Babies.

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    $h Classification part  NF Raf
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