Simpson JY. Anæsthetic midwifery : report on its early history and progress, 1848.
Catalog Record: Simpson JY. Anæsthetic midwifery : report on its early history and progress, 1848.
Title: Anaesthetic midwifery : report on its early history and progress / by J. Y. Simpson.
Author: Simpson, James Young, Sir, 1811-1870.
WLM Call Number: WO 450 S613 1848 RB
Accession No.: Copy 1, RB8815 ; Copy 2, RB9424
Publisher: Edinburgh : Sutherland and Knox, 1848.
Physical Descrip: 54 p. ; 23 cm
Provenance: Inscribed on title page of copy 2, “Excuse the dirtiness – this is the only copy left. J.S.”
Subject: Analgesia, Obstetrical.
Subject: Anesthesia – history – Great Britain.
Subject: Anesthesia, Obstetrical.
General Notes: Copy 2, accession number RB9424, is bound with 7 other works (4th of 8), and shelved at WO 207 S613 1848 RB.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics October 22, 2009.
General Notes: Begins with a section on the history of the use of anesthesia during labor and then compares ether, chloroform, and nitrous oxide. Cases are referred to throughout the work.
General Notes: Reprinted in 1849 in the U.S. as a part of a book by Dr. Simpson: Anaesthesia, or the employment of chloroform and ether in surgery, midwifery, etc. Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston, 1849.
General Notes: “From the monthly Journal of Medical Science, October 184).”–Title page verso.
General Notes: It is believed that the inscription initialed “J.S.” was made by John Snow.
General Notes: In clamshell.
Note Bib: Footnotes and index.