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Dec 12, 2023 | ISBN 9780262048521

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Table Of Contents

Preface xi
1 The Woman in White 1
2 Digging for Clams 5
3 Hearts in the Bathtub 21
4 Little Choice 29
5 Lessons from Children (1930-1933) 39
6 Breakdown and Breakthrough 55
7 Naked on the Beach 67
8 Go Where You Are Wanted 83
9 On the Precipice 95
10 Convincing Blalock 105
11 The Dawn of Modern Heart Surgery 121
12 Paper Fight 135
13 Patients Flock to Baltimore 147
14 Hovering 161
15 Map to the New World 171
16 A House of Her Own 177
17 A Chess Game 191
18 The End of Rheumatic Fever 205
19 On Her Own Again 211
20 Dousing the Fire 225
21 Gifts from the Heart 237
22 Can Suffering Be Prevented? 245
23 If They had Seen What She had Seen 259
24 Portrait of a Physician 281
Acknowledgments 303
Notes 307
Index 337

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