Edith and Florence Stoney, Sisters in Radiology by Adrian Thomas
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 362 Pages | ISBN : 3030165604 | 52.44 MB
This book explores the lives and achievements of two Irish sisters, Edith and Florence Stoney, who pioneered the use of new electromedical technologies, especially X-rays but also ultraviolet radiation and diathermy. In addition, the narrative follows several intertwined themes as experienced by the sisters during their lifetimes. Their upbringing, influenced by their liberal-minded scientist father, set the tone for both their lives. Irish independence fractured their family heritage.