Murphy EW. Chloroform in the practice of midwifery, 1848.

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Catalog Record: Murphy EW. Chloroform in the practice of midwifery, 1848.

Title: Chloroform in the practice of midwifery / by Edward W. Murphy.

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Author: Murphy, Edward William, 1802-1877.

WLM Call Number: WO 450 M951 1848 RB

Accession No.: RB8812

Publisher: London : Taylor & Walton, 1848.

Physical Descrip: 28 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

Language: eng

Subject: Midwifery.
Subject: Analgesia, Obstetrical.
Subject: Chloroform.
Subject: Obstetrics.
Subject: Anesthesia, Obstetrical.

Abstract: Murphy reports on seven cases of obstetric anesthesia with chloroform from November 24, 1847 through January 16, 1848. Following these case reports are descriptions of the chloroform inhaler he used and the different stages of chloroform anesthesia. The last four pages are devoted to a detailed account of the first chloroform fatality, the death of 15-year old Hannah Greener.

General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics October 22, 2009.

General Notes: Illustration of the inhaler used (p. 14).

General Notes: In clamshell.

Note Bib: Notes (p. 25-28).