Gas and Air Analgesia in Midwifery


Gas and Air Analgesia in Midwifery


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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Staples Press
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1952
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex-Library-good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    78 p. 19 cm. 10 b&w illustrations. Black hardcover in mylar-covered grey, white and black dustjacket. Jacket has some wear and chipping, in particular a chipped spine head. Red ink signature on title page. Library ink stamp on text block edge, book plate and bookseller's label on front pastedown. Topics include a general and historical survey, how anaesthetic drugs produce their effect, definition of the terms analgesia, amnesia and anaesthesia, regulations laid down by the Central Midwives' Board, preparation and properties of nitrous oxide gas, method of calculating the amount of nitrous oxide in a cylinder, why air is employed for analgesic purposes, indications and contra-indications, things to watch during administration, points worth emphasizing, the actual administration, pre-medication, cylinders, trilene, care of the unconscious patient, resuscitation of the new-born infant, summary and index.

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