An Essay on Natural Labours

An Essay on Natural Labours

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ...gravissimis fit fymptomatibus, vel quia tardius procedit, ita ut longo tempore prematur mulier--Roderic. a Castro Lusttan. Partus difficilis appellatur, qui debitas atque ordinarias naturae leges non servat, fed longius tempus infumit, et dolores fubito vehementiores, aliaque fymptomata graviora comitantia habet--Rivtrii Prax. Mtdlc. De Partu diffic'ili. Foetus maturicnixus laboriosiffirnus.X/'--/ Nosologia, --other in twenty-four; but on the whole, it will be found to apply in an advantageous and unexceptionable manner in practice. It will, in particular, afford a remedy for impatience, and guard the practitioner, in some measure, from premature attempts to give assistance, without incurring the danger of those evils which might be apprehended from too long delay. Of those labours which come under the denomination of Difficult, there is an almost endless variety in their causes or their degree. Some are occasioned by one cause alone, but more frequently by a combination of various causes; though one may be more obvious and important than the rest. For the uses and purposes of practice, it is not enough to fay, that all labours are rendered difficult, either from the greatness of the obstruction, or by the insufficiency or debility of the power by which the obstruction should be overcome; or, that some depend upon the mother, and others upon the child. Such distinctions arc too general. The particular cause of every indi- As many causes concur in the production of compound effects, we are liable to mistake the predominant cause, unless we can measure the quantity of the effects produced, compare them with and distinguish them from each other, and find out the adequate cause of each single effect, and what must be the result of their...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236522009