Last edited by Vugar
Saturday, July 18, 2020 | History

2 edition of On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers found in the catalog.

On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers

Meigs, Charles Delucena

On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers

in a series of letters addressed to his class

by Meigs, Charles Delucena

  • 306 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Blanchard and Lea in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerperal septicemia,
  • Women -- Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles D. Meigs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG811 .M51
    The Physical Object
    Pagination362 p. ;
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18032309M

      Childbed fever: Fever due to an infection after childbirth, usually of the placental site within the the infection involves the bloodstream, it constitutes puerperal ed fever was once a common cause of death for women of childbearing age, but it is now comparatively rare in the developed world due to improved sanitary practices in midwifery . Classification, types and patterns of fever. Fevers can be arbitrary classified into acute, sub-acute and chronic fevers based on duration. Acute fevers (Cited by:

    Charles Delucena Meigs has written: 'On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers' -- subject(s): Diseases, Puerperal septicemia, Women, Puerperal septicemia. Asked in . On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class. Original from Harvard University (Digitized ), Retrieved September 1, Blanchard and Lea, Philadelphia. p. pages. CS1 maint: location ^ Gordon, Richard (). "Disastrous Motherhood: Tales from the.

    LOVELL DRAGE ON PUERPERAL FEVERS. course, be objected that the disease ran its course quite irre- spectively of treatment. I am not of this opinion; but, whether it did or not, I have shown its basis-namely, fresh air, sun- light, and quinine to check the growth of the bacteria, and iron to strengthen the blood cells against their : Lovell Drage.   Works [] "An Account of some Human Bones found on the Coast of Brazil, near Santas" in Transactions of the American Philosophical Society new series, volume 3, pages – (); Treatise on Obstetrics: The Science and Art (); On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class .


Share this book
You might also like
The anthropology of music

The anthropology of music

Textbook of quantitative inorganic analysis

Textbook of quantitative inorganic analysis

relation between semiempirical fracture analysis and R-Curves

relation between semiempirical fracture analysis and R-Curves

Report to the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majestys Treasury

Report to the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majestys Treasury

From cave to the city

From cave to the city

Letter from Grosvenor Square

Letter from Grosvenor Square

On architecture

On architecture

Achievements in seventy five years of Epsilon Chapter, Sigma Alpha Iota at: Ithaca College

Achievements in seventy five years of Epsilon Chapter, Sigma Alpha Iota at: Ithaca College

Statistical mapping and the presentation of statistics

Statistical mapping and the presentation of statistics

Red Pony

Red Pony

Making it.

Making it.

General principles of law ina nutshell

General principles of law ina nutshell

Historic New York during two centuries

Historic New York during two centuries

New Worlds #6

New Worlds #6

Manila galleon

Manila galleon

On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers by Meigs, Charles Delucena Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class The Object of every publication ought to be to do some good, and I cannot but indulge the hope that the pains I have herein taken may have some useful results for physicians as well as the public; for I believe I have put down, in my Letters to my Cited by: 2.

On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series and treatment of childbed fevers book Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class Charles Delucena Meigs Blanchard and Lea, - Puerperal septicemia.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers; at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers; in a series of letters addressed to the students of his class. On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers; Item Preview On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers; by Meigs, Charles Delucena, [from old catalog] Publication date Usage GENERIC RAW BOOK TAR.

Full text of "On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers;" See other formats. Free 2-day shipping. Buy On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to His Class at nd: Charles Delucena Meigs.

On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class. Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea. pages. Meigs, Charles Delucena ().

A Treatise on Acute and Chronic Diseases of the Neck of the Uterus. Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea. : FebruSt. George, Bermuda. Postpartum infections, also known as childbed fever and puerperal fever, are any bacterial infections of the female reproductive tract following childbirth or miscarriage.

Signs and symptoms usually include a fever greater than °C ( °F), chills, lower abdominal pain, and possibly bad-smelling vaginal discharge. It usually occurs after the first 24 hours and within the first ten Specialty: Obstetrics. Inphysician Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote and published "The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever," an essay about puerperal fever, a disease that occurs mainly as a result of bacterial infection in the uterine tract of women after giving birth or undergoing an the essay, Holmes argues that puerperal fever is spread through birth attendants like physicians and.

Even though this book opens with the chilling tale of Mary Wollstonecraft's death from childbed fever inthe author, a British medical historian. Inflammation Theory in the Puerperal Fever Treatises. One of the earliest applications of inflammation theory to puerperal fever was that of Sir Richard Manningham, whose work viewed fever in terms of a “viscidity or lentor in the blood”.

53 In this treatise, Manningham used the term “lentor” in its technical sense to refer to a thickening of the blood's by: On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers. (Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, ), p. (PDF p. 95). 6 Ataman, Ahmet Dogan, et al. Medicine in stamps-Ignaz Semmelweis and peurperal fever.

Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association. ; 7 Dunn, PM. Ignac Semmelweis () of Budapest and the. Practical Observations on the Child-bed Fever: and also on the Nature and Treatment of Uterine Hemorrhages, Convulsion, and such other Acute Diseases (London, ), p.

11 (PDF p. 16). 2 White, Charles. A Treatise on the Management of Pregnant and Lying-In Women (London, ), p. (PDF p. 3 Ibid., p. (PDF p. Rest and drink plenty of fluids.

Medication isn't needed. Call the doctor if the fever is accompanied by a severe headache, stiff neck, shortness of breath, or other unusual signs or symptoms. 18 years and up. Above F ( C) taken orally. If you're uncomfortable, take acetaminophen (Tylenol, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others.

Author(s): Meigs,Charles D(Charles Delucena), Title(s): On the nature, signs, and treatment of childbed fevers; in a series of letters addressed to the students of his Charles D. Meigs. Higher born women, those with access to expensive doctors, suffered from childbed fever more frequently than those attended by midwives who saw fewer patients and not usually one after another.

In Dr. Alexander Gordon wrote, “It is a disagreeable declaration for me to mention, that I myself was the means of carrying the infection to a.

The life and work of Ignaz Semmelweis is among the most engaging and moving stories in the history of science. Childbed Fever makes the Semmelweis story available to a general audience, while placing his life, and his discovery, in the context of his times.

In Vienna, as what would now be called a head resident of obstetrics, Semmelweis confronted the terrible reality of. Puerperal, or childbed, fever was a mystery, but both doctors and hospitals made it worse. Wherever the medical men went the disease grew more common, and in their hospitals it was commonest of : Druin Burch.

On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class. Original from Harvard University (Digitized ), Retrieved September 1, Blanchard and Lea, Philadelphia. pages ^ Gordon, Richard (). "Disastrous Motherhood: Tales from the Vienna Wards".

In. childbed fever: [ pu-er´per-al ] pertaining to a puerpera or to the puerperium. puerperal fever an infectious, sometimes fatal, disease of childbirth; until the midth century, this dreaded, then-mysterious illness could sweep through a hospital maternity ward and kill most of the new mothers.

Today strict aseptic hospital techniques have.Puerperal fever, also called childbed fever, infection of some part of the female reproductive organs following childbirth or of fever of °F (38 °C) and higher during the first 10 days following delivery or miscarriage are notifiable to the civil authority in most developed countries, and the notifying physician clarifies the diagnosis later, if possible.

On the nature and prevention of the graver fevers of childbed William C. Neville 1, 2, 3 Dublin Journal of Medical Science () vol pages – ( Author: William C. Neville, William C. Neville.