Milestones in Midwifery and the Secret Instrument: (The Birth of the Midwifery Forceps)

Milestones in Midwifery and the Secret Instrument: (The Birth of the Midwifery Forceps)

ISBN: 9780930405205
Publisher: Jeremy Norman Co
Edition: 2 Ed
Publication Date: 1989-09
Number of pages: 83
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DESCRIPTION

This reprint edition unites in one convenient volume Walter Radcliffe's readable and authoritative history of obstetrics with his exceptionally interesting history of the obstetric forceps. Milestones in Midwifery surveys major events in the history of obstetrics from the ancient world to the early twentieth century. The Secret Instrument traces the history of the obstetrical forceps from its secret invention by the Chamberlen family in the early seventeenth century to its eventual disclosure and enormous influence on the scientific development of obstetrics in the second half of the eighteenth century. 38 illustrations.

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