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Death before birth : fetal health and mortality in historical perspective

Author: Robert Woods
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of fetal health from the seventeenth century to the present day (focusing principally upon European and North American populations), this is the first book to offer a historical perspective  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Woods
ISBN: 9780199542758 0199542759
OCLC Number: 762551877
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 257-284.
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-294 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface ; 1. Introduction to fetal health and mortality ; 2. Definitions, measurement, influences ; 3. The prospects for survival from conception to childhood ; 4. Fetal mortality in comparative perspective ; 5. Midwifery and fetal death ; 6. Fetal pathology and social obstetrics ; 7. Arguments from medical history and demography ; 8. Induced abortion and the fetus as patient: a continuing paradox ; Bibliography ; Index
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This is a richly detailed examination of the changing fortunes of the foetus from the seventeenth century onward. * Debbie Nicholson, Social History of Medicine. * Death before birth is a Read more...

 
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