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Tears for my sisters : the tragedy of obstetric fistula

Author: L Lewis Wall
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is compelling reading for everyone interested in women's health, reproductive rights, the history of medicine, and social justice.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Lewis Wall
ISBN: 9781421424170 1421424177
OCLC Number: 978488923
Description: xi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The tragedy of Queen Henhenit --
The human obstetrical dilemma and its consequences --
The conquest of obstructed labor --
Dr. Sims finds a cure --
Structural violence and obstetric fistula : the Hausa case --
Deadly delays : deciding to seek care --
Deadly delays : getting to a place of care --
Deadly delays : receiving care --
Compassion, respect, and justice --
Hamlin fistula : a vision realized --
Epilogue : lessons learned and the way forward.
Responsibility: L. Lewis Wall.

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