Heart Man

Heart Man : Vivien Thomas, African-American Heart Surgery Pioneer

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Although a working janitor and not a trained medical doctor, Vivien Thomas directed Dr. Alfred Blalock through the first open-heart surgical procedure in the mid-20th century, gaining major respect in the process for his contributions to medicine and becoming a revered surgical instructor in his later years.
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  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 193.04 x 231.14 x 7.62mm | 249.47g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0766028496
  • 9780766028494

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