My reflexions on Semmelweis’ phenomenon: Ignác Semmelweis and ultrasound diagnosis
In the rich history of medicine the name of Ignác SEMMELWEIS will always be written with capital letters. This Hungarian great physician was called „the survivor of mothers“ because he discovered in 1847 that the incidence of puerperal fever, also known as childbed fever, could be drastically cut by simple use of handwashing standards in obstetrical clinics. Much about him and his achievements will, I am sure, be described elsewhere in this issue. However, for me as a person who spent more than last 40 years in performing ultrasound diagnosis of maternal and fetal infection, for this very special occasion it is most appropriate to give an overview of the ultrasound imaging of fetal manifestation of infections.
A kulcsos tartalmak megtekintéséhez orvosi regisztráció (pecsétszám) szükséges, amely ingyenes és csak 2 percet vesz igénybe.
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