As Ignaz Semmelweis started his activities as a doctor, going to one of the child bed fever – a highly infectious disease is taking the lives of the mid-1800’s, many young mothers there. Why the infection spread so strong, was not immediately known, were suspected, but less medical than superstitious backgrounds. Ignaz Semmelweis, however, had a solid suspicion and, eventually, became the “Savior of mothers”.
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Wash your hands against the child bed fever
The Hungarian came up in 1818 in Buda, now Budapest to the world. At the University in Vienna he received his doctor’s degree and specialized in the field of obstetrics. On this day in 1847, he was hired, finally, in the maternity clinic of the Vienna General hospital, where, as elsewhere, the deadly child bed fever spread.
Ignaz Semmelweis was assumed that Doctors and midwives would give a more infectious Material by the preceding operations, and the autopsies of the expectant mothers in the hospital. The doctors introduced new rules for the clinic: The hands should be regularly washed and disinfected. Although research colleagues met him with skepticism, defended Ignaz Semmelweis and his theory rigorously – years later, the germ theory was finally.
The latest Google Doodle in honor of Ignaz Semmelweis
Google Doodle for Ignaz Semmelweis
Semmelweis was through his efforts as a “Saviour of mothers” and “father of infection control” is known: Due to the hygiene measures less women and Ignaz Semmelweis died was recognized as the first Person, the importance of washing hands to reduce diseases. Due to recent events in the Corona times, a Google Doodle of the doctor and of the importance of hand washing is therefore dedicated to – and shows, once again, how to do it properly.
Sources: Google, “Doctors Blade”
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