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Have you ever wondered about the people who developed ways to keep us healthy, such as the use of antiseptics? Explore the lives of some of most amazing doctors and gain a unique 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 short audio collection explores the life stories of Elizabeth Garrett, Joseph Lister, and Christiaan Barnard, and reveals how they each developed their remarkable skills and methods to help patients all over the world. In different ways, they paved the way for modern medicine and saved countless lives by advancing the boundaries of treatment.

Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

©2011 Charles Margerison (P)2011 Hachette

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