Who the heck was Ignaz Semmelweis?

“A gentlemen’s hands are clean!” Semmelweis, was considered a prestigious medical doctor in the mid 1800s. He taught in the First Obstetrical Clinic of the Vienna General Hospital in Austria. The obstetrics department was divided into patients using traditional midwives and those using Semmelweis’ medical students. Interestingly, the death rate among mothers using his medical students to deliver their infants […]