The Principles and practice of obstetrics

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Wood, 1874 - 763 pages
 

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Contents

The adult female pelvis
14
The adult male pelvis
16
The f¿tal pelvis
18
The central curved line or axis of excavation
21
The course pursued by the f¿tus in its exit
22
Diameters of the upper strait of the pelvis
25
Diameters of the lower strait of the pelvis
26
LECTURE III
27
The occipitomental occipitofrontal and vertical diameters of the f¿tal head
29
The coronal suture
30
20 21 22 23 Vertex presentations as classified by the author 40
40
Mechanism of LaborIts ImportanceMechanism in the first Vertex Position
44
Flexion of the head
45
Rotation of f¿tal head
48
LECTURE V
57
Extension of foetal head
60
External rotation of foetal head
61
A peculiar deformed pelvis in the authors collection
62
Oblique distortion of the pelvis
65
The pelvimeter
68
Method of vaginal examination to detect deformity
70
LECTURE VI
72
The uterus as situated in the pelvic cavity
80
The uterus and its annexa
81
The arrangement of the external coat of the uterus
82
NG PAGI 36 Continuity of the fallopian tube with the cavity of the uterus
90
LECTURE VII
92
LECTURE VIII
109
DEFINITION AND DIVISIONS OF PREGNANCY
121
The muscular structure of the uterus
127
LECTURE X
143
Vomiting material to a Healthy GestationDepraved LongingsSalivation
148
The uterus in its natural state
157
The uterus at the sixth month of gestation
159
LECTURE XI
163
LECTURE XII
175
LECTURE XIII
192
The disposition of the hand for a vaginal examination
198
Brtauterine Pregnancy its VarietiesOvarian Fallopian Abdorainal
203
LECTURE XV
216
LECTURE XVI
232
PLACENTA AND ANNEX¯ OF FETUS
241
The amnios inclosing the f¿tus
244
The f¿tal surface of the placenta
247
The maternal surface of the placenta
248
The knotted cord
252
LECTURE XVIII
254
LECTURE XIX
266
Descent of the breech
347
LECTURE XXV
351
Examination per vaginamcommencement of dilatation of os uteri
353
The os uteri fully dilatedmembranous sac unruptured
359
Manner of supporuing the perineum
364
LECTURE XXVI
372
Removal of the placenta
375
Hourglass contraction of the uterus
381
Introduction of the hand in hourglass contraction
382
Detachment of the placenta in morbid adhesion to the uterus
385
LECTURE XXVII
388
LECTURE XXVIII
404
LECTURE XXIX
431
Placentze in twin pregnancy
445
LECTURE XXX
447
LECTURE XXXII
484
Puerporal Convulsions continuedTheir Centric Causes divided into Psychical
504
LECTURE XXXIV
516
Extraction of the arm 535
519
LECTURE XXXV
530
LECTURE XXXVI
547
Delivery of the knees
551
LECTURE XXXVII
555
First position of the abdomen 656
557
Second position of the right shoulder with protrusion of the arm
560
LECTURE XXXVIII
565
Application of blunt look 667
579
LECTURE XXXIX
585
Introduction of the male branch of the forceps
587
Introduction of the female branch
588
The forceps locked
589
Forceps applied and disposition of the hands 689
593
LECTURE XL
607
Forceps applied after the extraction of the trunk
609
LECTURE XLI
618
LECTURE XLII
644
Perforation of the cranium in hydrocephalus
661
The curved instrument with an internal cutting border
662
Cephalotribe or embryotomy forceps
663
Application of the cephalotribe
664
LECTURE XLIII
665
PUERPERAL FEVER
680
LECTURE XLV
699
LECTURE XLVI
708
LECTURE XLVII
720
Chorea as a complication of PregnancyIts connection with the Uterine Organs
729
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
747

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