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Contents introduction From Risk to Remedy 1 1 The Epitome of Risk: Cesarean Sections in the Nineteenth ­ Century 17 2 Still Too Risky? 1900–1930s 45 3 Risk or Remedy? 1930s–1970 71 4 Assessing Risk: 1950s–1970s 98 5 Inflating Risk: 1960s–1980s 123 6 Operating in a Culture of Risk: A Fraught Environment for Obstetricians 153 7 Giving Birth in a Culture of Risk: Consequences for ­ Mothers 183 Acknowl­edgments 209 Notes 213 Glossary of Medical Terminology 257 Works Cited 277 Index 311 This page intentionally left blank Cesarean Section This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781421425535
Related ISBN
9781421425528
MARC Record
OCLC
1034527080
Pages
368
Launched on MUSE
2018-05-08
Language
English
Open Access
No
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