Q 2

This historic character observed that childbed fever mortality was more common among women treated by physicians and medical students compared with women treated by midwives.Based on his observations,he implemented a hand wash policy that resulted in a decrease in mortality.Name the character that we are talking about. A) John Snow B) Edward Jenner C) D.A. Henderson D) Leon Gordis E) Ignaz Semmelweis

Multiple Choice

E Ignaz Semmelweis identified that medical students and physicians transmitted the disease by not washing their hands after examining bodies at autopsies and conducting multiple examinations in the clinic.