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inaugural essay on the puerperal state of fever ...

George E. Mitchell

inaugural essay on the puerperal state of fever ...

by George E. Mitchell

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Published by Printed for the author, by J. H. Oswald in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerperal septicemia.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M. D.)--University of Pennsylvania.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG811 .M68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6995409M
    LC Control Number08010150
    OCLC/WorldCa7012457

    Title(s): An inaugural essay, on the puerperal state of fever: submitted to the examination of the Rev. John Andrews , the Trustees and medical professors of the University of Pennsylvania, on the 5th day of June, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine/ by George E. Mitchell, L.M., of Elkton, Maryland. Studying for Fever, ? We have tons of study questions for you here, all completely free.

    Later Holmes' account was again republished in as part of his collection of Medical essays. 10 Undoubtedly though, this early essay on puerperal fever, made at the age of 34, was as he himself acknowledged, the most important contribution of his by: 6. On the Non-Contagious Character of Puerperal Fever: An Introductory Lecture. By Hugh L. Hodge, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics in the University of Pennsylvania. Delivered Monday, Octo Philadelphia, On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers: in a Series of Letters addressed to the Students of his Class.

    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 Treatment: Antibiotics. Harvard Classics: Five-Foot Shelf of Books Known as The Harvard Classics, this honored collection encompasses more than 2, years of the world's greatest /5.


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An inaugural dissertation on the puerperal fever submitted to the public examination of the Faculty of Physic, under the Trustees of Columbia College, in the State of New-York for the degree of Doctor of Physic, on the fifth day of May, by Wetmore, Timothy Fletcher, Pages: of the Multnomah County Library, Jerome DeGraff of Portland State University Library, and the staff of the National Library of Medicine for providing material; and my husband, John DeLacy, for technical assistance.

1 Nathaniel Hulme, A Treatise on lhe Puerperal Fever (), reprinted in Essays on the Puerperal Fever. 5 William Campbell, A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever, Edinburgh, Bell and Bradfute,pp. 26– Eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century descriptions of the symptoms and course of puerperal fever were usually minute and detailed.

William Campbell was born in by: It was soon after this, inthat he published his essay on the "Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever," his only contribution of high distinction to medical science.

From to he was Parkman professor of anatomy and physiology in the Harvard Medical School. He died in. NOTES ON PUERPERAL FEVER, COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF HOLMES'S ESSAY "ON THE CONTAGIOUSNESS OF PUERPERAL FEVER" EDWIN F. DAILY, M.D. Author Affiliations.

Director, Division of Health Services, Children's Bureau, U. Department of Labor WASHINGTON, D. New York: State Health Department, Annual Report, Cited by: 2. Ignaz Semmelweis and puerperal fever The last two centuries of medical history are rich in discovery and innovation, and includes such medical breakthroughs as the isolation of penicillin and computer-assisted surgery.

One such medical breakthrough of the 19th century is accredited to Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, who is known as the "father of infection control" for recognizing the correlation. 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.

Papers on the Value of the Curette in Puerperal Fever have been written by Charpentier(Nouvelles Archives d’ Obstet. et Gyn., ), Doe(Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, ), Charlier(Arch, de Toc, ), Chantemesse(Progrès Médical, March and May, ), von Bniun- Fernwald(Arch, für Gyn., Band XXXVII.), Earle(American Journal of Author: John W.

Byers. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Essay on the Puerperal Fever, by Thomas Denman, the Second Edition. at The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever is an essay written by Oliver Wendell Holmes which first appeared in The New England Quarterly Journal of Medicine in It was later reprinted in the “Medical Essays” in It is included as Vol Part 5 of the Harvard Classics series.

Synopsis [. In Part I of the essay, Holmes discusses the work of Alexander Gordon, a physician who wrote a book on the infectious nature of puerperal fever titled A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen. puerperal fever Alexander Gordon (–), from Aberdeen, wrote a dissertation on the matter insome 3 years after the Aberdeen puerperalfever outbreak Hewrote:“Ihadevident proofs that every person, who had been with the patient in the Puerperal Fever.

Fever, Summary. Matilda "Mattie" Cook is a fourteen-year-old girl living above a coffeehouse in Philadelphia with her mother, grandfather (a former military man), a parrot named King George, and an orange cat named Silas.

Eliza, a free black woman, is the coffeehouse cook. The doctors' plague: germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis /.

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 abortion.

Book design by Steve Scott The text for this book is set in Adobe Caslon. Manufactured in the United States of America 26 28 30 29 27 The Library of Congress has cataloged the hardcover edition as follows: Anderson, Laurie Halse. Fever / by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Summary: In Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated. The Lancet ON PUERPERAL FEVER. Waddy Esq., M.D. Physician to the Birmingham Lying-in-Infirmary HAVING had my attention directed to the subject of puerperal fever, I have been induced to collect the results of my inquiries.

and it is to this latter form of complaint that the term puerperal fever will be applied in the present essay, whilst Cited by: 1. An inaugural essay on the yellow fever, as it appeared in this city in Submitted to the public examination of the faculty of physic, under the authority of the trustees of Columbia College, in the state of New-York, William Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

president, for the degree of .Harvard Classics, Vol. 38, Part 5. The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever. Oliver Wendell Holmes. Although Oliver Wendell Holmes is mainly known for his verse and fiction, he also made significant contributions to medical science, as this essay demonstrates.An Inaugural Address ON THE UNDIMINISHED MORTALITY FROM PUERPERAL FEVER IN ENGLAND AND WALES.

Delivered efore the Obstetrical Society of London on March 3rd,Author links open overlay panel CharlesJ. Cullingwortii M.D. DURH., F.R.C.P. LOND. (PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY; OBSTETRIC PHYSICIAN AND LECTURER ON MIDWIFERY AND DISEASES OF WOMEN, : CharlesJ.

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