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Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women

elected from the writings of British authors previous to the close of the eighteenth century
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Essays on the Most Important Diseases of Women: Part 1. Puerperal Fever, Part 1, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. For a list of puerperal fever epidemics, see August Hirsch, Handbook of geographical and historical pathology, transl.

Charles Creighton, London, New Sydenham Society,vol. 2, pp. See also, Fleetwood Churchill (ed.), Essays on puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women, London, printed for the Sydenham Society,p.

by: Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women. Sydenham Society, London View in ArticleCited by: A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen (London ) Reprinted in: Fleetwood Churchill, ed.

Essays of the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women. London: Printed for. John Leake, Practical Observations on the Child-bed Fever (London, ), reprinted in Fleetwood Churchill, Essays on the Puerperal Fever and Other Diseases Peculiar to Women (London: New Sydenham Society, ), p.

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essays on the puerperal fever, and other diseases peculiar to "women. Selected from the writings of British Authors previous to the close of the Eighteenth Century. In one neat octavo volume, extra cloth, of about pages. The puerperal abscesses are also contagious, and may be communicated to healthy lying-in women by washing with the same sponge; this fact has been repeatedly proved in the Vienna Hospital; but Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women book are equally communicable to women not pregnant; on more than one occasion the women engaged in washing the soiled bed-linen of the General Lying-in.

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[Institutional iatrogeny and maternal death: Semmelweis and puerperal fever] fever and other diseases peculiar to.

women. Part one of his book on the diseases of children contained the. According to Essays on puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women, p.

6, 24 women died of puerperal fever between J and late December, at the British Lying-in Hospital for Married Women. Introduction. Ignaz Semmelweis is commonly accepted as the first person to show the contagious nature of child bed (puerperal) fever and to have shown the benefits of improved hygiene in preventing spread of infection from the post mortem to the patient.

1 Specifically, inSemmelweis advocated disinfection of hands of attendants, instruments, and dressings and isolation of infected by: BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL LONDON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4 THE STORY OF PUERPERAL FEVER TO * BY LEONARD COLEBROOK,EF.R.C.S., F.R.C.O.G., F.R.S.

LeFanu's () bio-bibliography of Jenner makes it clear that Jenner's active mind concerned itself with many things. Apart from his famous work on vaccinia and the prevention of smallpox, he Cited by:   See also, Fleetwood Churchill (ed.), Essays on puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women, London, printed for the Sydenham Society,p.

10 Campbell, op. cit., note 5 above, pp. 8, 12– Campbell refers to works by M Malouin and Jean by:   Gordon, A. A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever, etc. In Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women, ed.

Churchill (). London: The Sydenham Society. Google ScholarCited by: 1. Essays on the puerperal fever: and other diseases peculiar to women / Selected from the writings of British authors previous to the close of the eighteenth century ; edited by Fleetwood Churchill.

London: printed for the Sydenham Society, Clarke J. Observations on the puerperal fever. Edinburgh medical commentaries ; Reprinted in: Fleetwood Churchill, ed.

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Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women. London: Printed for the Sydenham Society; A.

Gordon, A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen (London ).Cited by: 1. tGordon's paper was reprinted a second time in in a book entitled Essays on Puerperal Fever and other Diseases Peculiar to Women, edited by Fleetwood Churchill.

Thus he might refer to Mr. Storrs's paper "On the Contagious Effects of Puerperal Fever on the Male Subject; or on Persons not Childbearing" (Jan. ), or to Dr. Reid's case (April, ), or to Dr. Barron's statement of the children's dying of peritonitis in an epidemic of puerperal fever at the Philadelphia Hospital (Oct.

), or to. Essays on the Puerperal Fever and Other Diseases Peculiar to Women: Selected from the Writings of British Authors Previous to the Close of the Eighteenth Century by Fleetwood Churchill, 4/5(1). puerperal fever, and the other never so much as meets with the disorder,"--a difference which he seems to attribute to their various modes of treatment.

[On the Management of Lying-in Women, p. ] Dr. Armstrong has given a number of instances in his Essay on Puerperal Fever, of the prevalence of the disease among the patients of a single. As ref. 11, reprinted in Churchill, F. (ed.) Essays on the Puerperal Fever and other Diseases Peculiar to Women.

Selected from the writings of British authors prior to the close of the 18th century, pp. –Cited by: 3. Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women; Extra-Uterine pregnancy; a discussion; Extra-uterine pregnancy: a clinical and operative study; Études physiologiques et médicales sur quelques lois de l'organisme.

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It might be fitting to add a few words with regard to the Essay on the Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever. But the whole question I consider to be now transferred from the domain of medical inquiry to the consideration of Life Insurance agencies and Grand Juries.

etc., appear in our pathology as so many peculiar, distinct, and independent. Book Source Institution University of South Florida Library Subjects / Keywords Childbed fever Semmelweis History of medicine History of science Intellectual history Dissertations, Academic -- History -- Masters -- USF Title Puerperal fever in britain: failed models of disease causation Aggregation USF Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

ESSAYS ON THE PUERPERAL FEVER, AND OTHER DISEASES PECULIAR TO "WOMEN. Selected from the writings of British Authors previous to the close of the Eighteenth Century.

Selected from the writings of British Authors previous to the close of the Eighteenth Century. Intermittent Fever in New England, which received one of the Boylston prizes inand was published in the following year.

But as this was upon a subject of local interest, chiefly, and would have taken up a good deal of room, I thought it best to leave it out, trusting that the stray copies to be met with in musty book-shops would.As an example of the spread of puerperal fever by contagion, Holmes referred to a paper widely quoted in the medical literature of his day: "A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen" published in by Dr.

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Alexander Gordon who treated 77 cases of puerperal fever (with 28 deaths) in Aberdeen, Scotland, during the two year period.

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