Churchill F. On the theory and pratice of midwifery (with notes and additionas by Robert M. Huston), 1848.
Catalog Record: Churchill F. On the theory and pratice of midwifery (with notes and additionas by Robert M. Huston), 1848.
Title: On the theory and practice of midwifery / by Fleetwood Churchill ; with notes and additions by Robert M. Huston.
Author: Churchill, Fleetwood, 1808-1878.
Author: Huston, Robert M. (Robert Mendenhall), 1795-1864.
WLM Call Number: WO 450 C475 1848 RB
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1848.
Edition: 3rd American ed., rev.
Physical Descrip: xx, -525 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Ether, Sulphuric.
Subject: Obstetric Labor Complications.
Subject: Anesthesia, Obstetrical.
Abstract: Churchill discusses the successful use of ether in surgical operations
and the reports of other physicians in using ether to ease pain during
labor. He summarizes arguments against the use of ether for labor pain.
He concludes that he will use ether for obstetric operations but will
not urge its use in ordinary cases. He goes on to discuss ether’s
administration, recommending an apparatus developed by Simpson (p.
Note Bib: Bibliographical references and index.