January 2015

AMA Journal of Ethics ~ Virtual Mentor. September 2004, Volume 6, Number 9. Policy Forum http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2004/09/pfor1-0409.html Passage of particular interest highlighted on pages 2, 3, & 4 Choice in Planning and Experiencing Childbirth By Lynn P. Freedman, JD, MPH, Rana E. Barar and Ann Drobnick, MPH Physicians should play a critical role in expanding access […]

“Transaction of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society”, Vol. 6, Session 1880-81, Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyn,1881 Unscientific Beliefs by Medical Men about Women and Midwives ~ A discourse on menstruation and the curing of ham and why menstruating women are not fit to perform certain work Ø Dr. Keiller: (discussing puerperal fever) “…he wished to insist on was that […]