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Lectures on midwifery

Contributor(s):
Roberts, Giles.
Douglas, Andrew, 1736-1806
Haighton, John, 1755-1823
Publication:
Produced: 1795
Language(s):
English
Format:
Manuscript text
Subject(s):
Midwifery -- education
Gynecology -- education
Obstetrics -- education
St. Thomas' Hospital (London, England)
Genre(s):
Lecture Notes
Abstract:
Notes cover the first twelve days of the first course of lectures covering the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy. Also includes several loose items: Giles Roberts "Conditions for curing all swellings," a draft article; "Matters of propriety in attending labours;' two French recipes for improving eyesight; printed pamphlet "The terms of attending St. Thomas's Hospital," a list of fees for attending lectures.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
38, [101 blank], [9] p.
9 loose items.
Provenance:
Purchase #18433
NLM Unique ID:
100954812 (See catalog record)
Note(s):
Giles Roberts was an apothecary and "man-midwife" of Bridgport
John Haighton was born about 1755, was schooled in medicine at St. Thomas's Hospital and became a surgeon to the guards. He later resigned to become a demonstrator of anatomy at St. Thomas's Hospital under Henry Cline. He turned his attention to physiology and midwifery in 1789. He was known to be irritable and argumentative, but a good lecturer on physiology and an excellent obstetrician
Contributor(s):
Roberts, Giles.
Douglas, Andrew, 1736-1806
Haighton, John, 1755-1823
Publication:
Produced: 1795
Language(s):
English
Format:
Manuscript text
Subject(s):
Midwifery -- education
Gynecology -- education
Obstetrics -- education
St. Thomas' Hospital (London, England)
Genre(s):
Lecture Notes
Abstract:
Notes cover the first twelve days of the first course of lectures covering the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy. Also includes several loose items: Giles Roberts "Conditions for curing all swellings," a draft article; "Matters of propriety in attending labours;' two French recipes for improving eyesight; printed pamphlet "The terms of attending St. Thomas's Hospital," a list of fees for attending lectures.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
38, [101 blank], [9] p.
9 loose items.
Provenance:
Purchase #18433
NLM Unique ID:
100954812 (See catalog record)
Note(s):
Giles Roberts was an apothecary and "man-midwife" of Bridgport
John Haighton was born about 1755, was schooled in medicine at St. Thomas's Hospital and became a surgeon to the guards. He later resigned to become a demonstrator of anatomy at St. Thomas's Hospital under Henry Cline. He turned his attention to physiology and midwifery in 1789. He was known to be irritable and argumentative, but a good lecturer on physiology and an excellent obstetrician