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A treatise on the puerperal fever

illustrated by cases, which occurred in Leeds and its vicinity, in the years 1809-1812

by Hey, William

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William Hey, jun. ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG811 .H53 1815
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6310854M
LC Control Number34029639
OCLC/WorldCa14834682

  ALEXANDER GORDON (). A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen. First Edition London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson., In , at the age of 28, with testimonial letters from the Corporation of Surgeons of London, Gordon entered the Royal Navy as a surgeon’s mate and advanced to the rank of surgeon. save Book online 25x. A Treatise on Diet Aboriginal Prehistory in New England: An Archaeological Survey of Northeastern New South Wales. Abraham Lincoln; The War Years. Abstract Convexity and Global Optimization (Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications (closed)) Agatha.

The "Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever" written by Alexander Gordon of Aberdeen in the year stands out not only as a noteworthy contribution to obstetric science, but further gives a remarkable insight into the mind of an extraordinary observer.   Otherwise known as puerperal fever, it was an infection which followed childbirth and resulted in miserable and agonizing deaths for thousands of women every year. This book provides the first detailed account of this tragic disease from its recognition in the eighteenth century up to the second half of the twentieth century, examining it.

During the s, puerperal fever was widespread in Europe and a common cause of maternal death. Holmes began to research puerperal fever in after watching Walter Channing, an instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, present about thirteen fatal cases of puerperal fever to the Boston Society for Medical Improvement.   [2] Campbell, William, A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever, as it Prevailed in Edinburgh in to which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Essay of Gordon on the Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen in , p. [3] Denman, Thomas, An Essay on the Puerperal Fever, , p.


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A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 5, by Alexander Gordon (Author) See all Author: Alexander Gordon. $ A Treatise on the Puerperal Fever: Wherein the Nature and Cause of That Disease, So Fatal to Lying-In Women, Are Represented in a New Point of View of Cure Proposed, by Nathaniel Hulme, Hardcover – by Nathaniel Hulme (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Nathaniel Hulme.

A Treatise On The Puerperal Fever: Illustrated By Cases, Which Occurred In Leeds And Its Vicinity, In The Years Paperback – June 6, by (Author)Author:   A Treatise On The Epidemic Puerperal Fever Of Aberdeen Paperback – Septem by Gordon Alexander (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Full text of "A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen" than whatttiey had derived from books ; and the book, mod commonly read, was a work which rcprefents the Puerperal Fever as a pu- trid difeafe ; the performances of Doctors Hulme, Denman, and Leake, the befl: writers on the fubjeft, being in very few hands.

With: A treatise on the puerperal fever / by William Hey. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, -- Facts and observations relative to the fever commonly called puerperal / by John Armstrong. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Bound together subsequent to. COVID Resources.

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Holmes's essay was one of the first publications to present puerperal fever as a contagious disease and to discuss preventative measures to inhibit the spread of puerperal fever, which helped preserve the lives of pregnant women and their newborns.

During the s, puerperal fever was widespread in Europe and a common cause of maternal death. Get this from a library.

A treatise on the puerperal fever: illustrated by cases, which occurred in Leeds and its vicinity, in the years [William Hey; Henry Bronson; M.

Carey & Son,]. Edition Notes With: A treatise on the puerperal fever / by William Hey. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, -- Facts and observations relative to the fever commonly called puerperal / Pages: Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases peculiar to women: selected from the writings of British authors previous to the close of the eighteenth century by Churchill, Fleetwood, ; Sydenham Society.

A treatise on the puerperal fever: wherein the nature and cause of that disease, so fatal to lying-in women, are represented in a new point of view illustrated by dissections; and a rational method of cure proposed, confirmed by experience. A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen. Buy A Treatise On The Epidemic Puerperal Fever Of Aberdeen byGordon Alexander (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Following this experience he published hisTreatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever of Aberdeen in (fig 1)3 It was dedicated to his mentor, Thomas Denman, who had himself already made important contributions to this subject.

The following extracts from his treatise show Gordon’s insights into the contagious nature of puerperal fever, its. 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 consistency.Get this from a library! A treatise on the puerperal fever: illustrated by cases, which occurred in Leeds and its vicinity, in the years [William Hey].Semmelweis was not the only doctor ignored after sounding a warning about this issue: in Treatise on the Epidemic of Puerperal Fever (), ex-naval surgeon and Aberdonian obstetrician Alexander Gordon (–) warned that the disease was transmitted from one case to another by midwives and doctors.

Gordon wrote, "It is a disagreeable declaration for me to mention, that I myself was the means of .