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Thomas, Vivien 1910-1985

Overview
Works: 19 works in 65 publications in 2 languages and 4,620 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Sources  Documentary films  Autobiographies  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Personal narratives  Biographical films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RD27.35.T46, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vivien Thomas
Christopher Marlowe : the plays and their sources by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partners of the heart : Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock : an autobiography by Vivien Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visitors to the Blalock Building at the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center are greeted by portraits of two great men. One, of renowned heart surgeon Alfred Blalock, speaks for itself. The other, of highschool graduate Vivien Thomas, is testimony to the incredible genius and determination of the first black man to hold a professional position at one of America's premier medical institutions. Thomas's dreams of attending medical school were dashed when the Depression hit. After spending some time as a carpenter's apprentice, Thomas took what he expected to be a temporary job as a technician in Blalock's lab. The two men soon became partners and together invented the field of cardiac surgery"--Page 4 of cover
Vivien T. Thomas : an oral history by Vivien Thomas( Recording )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subject is Dr. Alfred Blalock and his contributions, with emphasis on the Blalock-Taussig procedure
Pioneering research in surgical shock and cardiovascular surgery : Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock : an autobiography by Vivien Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas, Vivien Theodore
Partners of the heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Vivien Thomas, a successful heart surgeon of Afro-American descent and his work with surgeon, Alfred Blalock. Both surgeons specialised in cardiovascular disease, etc
 
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.17 for Breakthrou ... to 1.00 for Partners o ...)

Christopher Marlowe : the plays and their sources
Covers
Partners of the heart : Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock : an autobiographyHeart man : Vivien Thomas, African-American heart surgery pioneerPartners of the heart : Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock : an autobiographyContemporary Black biography, Profiles from the international Black community
Alternative Names
Thomas, Vivien 1910-1985

Thomas, Vivien T., 1910-1985

Vivien Thomas afroamerikanischer chirurgischer Assistent

Vivien Thomas afroamerikanischer operationstechnischer Assistent und angelernter Chirurg

Vivien Thomas afroamerykański asystent chirurgiczny

Vivien Thomas American surgeon

Vivien Thomas Amerikaans arts (1910-1985)

Vivien Thomas cirujano estadounidense

Vivien Thomas dokter asal Amerika Serikat

Vivien Thomas máinlia Meiriceánach

Vivien Thomas médecin américain

Vivien Thomas médecin cardiologue américain

Vivien Thomas medico statunitense

Βίβιεν Τόμας Αμερικανός χειρουργός

ויוויאן תומאס

فيفيان توماس

ヴィヴィエン・トーマス

維維恩·托馬斯

Languages
English (63)

French (1)