10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUERPERAL FEVER»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to puerperal fever
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Essays on the Puerperal Fever
and Other Diseases Peculiar to ...
Selected from the Writings of British Authors Previous to the Close of the
Eighteenth Century Fleetwood Churchill. INDEX. THE END. PRINTED BY C.
AND J. ADLARD, BARTHOLOMEW CLOSE. Cinchona in puerperal fever: Dr.
Fleetwood Churchill, 1849
Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition.
Charles James Cullingworth, 2012
Facts, Observations and Practical Illustrations, Relative to ...
Almost every writer of eminence on the puerperal fever has recorded the
uniformity of the symptoms and morbid derangements;* and to prove the
propriety and usefulness of the antiphlogistic methods of cure, I might appeal to
the works of ...
Illustrations of puerperal fever
If my judgment be correct, there has seldom been a more practical writer than the
late Dr. Gooch ; but after much study and observation of puerperal fever, I am
inclined to the belief that even he has failed to describe this disease so fully and ...
The Etiology, Concept, and Prophylaxis of Childbed Fever
 Naturally, in this essay we must restrict ourselves to Virchow's speculations
about puerperal fever. Virchow's claim that natural science knows no bugbears
other than persons who speculate is submerged in a mass of speculation.
Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis, Kay Codell Carter, 1983
THE MEDICO-CHIRURGICAL REVIEW, AND JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
PUERPERAL FEVER. 1. A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever, as it
prevailed in Edinburgh in 1821-32. To which is added an Appendix, containing
the Essay of the late Dr. Gordon on the Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen in 1789- 90-
It has been a tenet of historical demography and of many feminist writers that
there must have been a causal relationship between the rise of epidemic
puerperal fever and the development of a new medically oriented obstetrics,
Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum ...
Richard W. Wertz and Dorothy C. Wertz have described puerperal fever as "
probably the classic example of iatrogenic disease — that is, disease caused by
medical treatment itself." See their Lying-in: A History of Childbirth in America (
Marie Jenkins Schwartz, 2006
The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever
THIS 42 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology: V38 Harvard Classics, by O. W. Holmes. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 076618191X.
Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and ...
gale had even visited Vienna in 1850, when Semmelweis was still there but
about to decamp for his native Hungary, having been humiliated for his
pioneering discovery about an important cause of puerperal fever (doctors and
Florence Nightingale, Lynn McDonald, 2005
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUERPERAL FEVER»
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Asheville Genealogy: What did granny call that illness?
•Ague: Flu or malarial fever, characterized by chills and fever. ... •Child bed fever: Infection following birth of a child (also known as Puerperal fever); often fatal. «Asheville Citizen-Times, Jul 15»
How often should a child bathe?
From the 1600s all the way through the 1800s, Puerperal fever took the lives of high numbers of women giving birth in maternity institutions, sometimes reaching ... «Stuff.co.nz, Mar 15»
Why you should stop giving your kid a bath every night
From the 1600s all the way through the 1800s, Puerperal fever took the lives of high numbers of women giving birth in maternity institutions, sometimes reaching ... «Astro Awani, Feb 15»
The tragic story of the doctor who first endorsed hand washing
A lot of women were dying of puerperal fever or childbed fever, but this itself was nothing out of the ordinary. What was strange was that women in the clinic ... «ZME Science, Jan 15»
The Doctor Who Championed Hand-Washing And Briefly Saved Lives
Semmelweis wanted to figure out why so many women in maternity wards were dying from puerperal fever — commonly known as childbed fever. He studied ... «NPR, Jan 15»
Do no harm, Part 3
THE transfer of pathogens from the autopsy room to maternity patients, leading to shocking historical mortality rates of puerperal fever or childbed fever at ... «Jamaica Observer, Oct 14»
What patients should know about antibiotics
Death from pneumonia, puerperal fever, post-operative infection, urinary and skin infections were commonplace just two generations ago. Pneumonia was the ... «Baltimore Sun, Sep 14»
Women, antibiotics and the Longitude Prize
Puerperal fever in the west is all but unheard of now. ... There are a range of different bacteria that can cause the infection and, if it is slow to respond to treatment ... «The Guardian, Jul 14»
The Contemporary Semmelweis Reflex: History as an Imperfect …
He concluded that puerperal fever could easily be carried from patient to patient by healthcare professionals and suggested that clean clothing and avoidance of ... «Infection Control Today, Jun 14»
WHAT'S UP, DOC? | If You're Healthy and You Know It, Wash Your …
Both Holmes and Semmelweis realized that puerperal fever, a leading cause of death in women who had recently given birth, could be transmitted through the ... «Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun, Jan 14»