On the Nature, Signs, and Treatment of Childbed Fevers; In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Students of His Class

MEIGS, Charles D.

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Meigs was an influential American obstetrician who is remembered for his opposition to obstetrical anesthesia and to the idea that physicians' hands could transmit disease to their patients. Note, however, the bookplate of James Young Simpson, the Scottish obstetrician who introduced the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic. Extensive publisher's listings at rear.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Blanchard and Lea
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1854
  • Place Published: Philadelphia
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 33-362, [2], 32 p. 24 cm. Black cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Repairs to spine end. Corners bumped. Bookplate for J. Y. Simpson on front pastedown. A little spotting within.