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Author Wolf, Jacqueline H
Title Deliver me from pain : anesthesia and birth in America / Jacqueline H. Wolf
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RG732 W854 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001071356
Descript xi, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-265) and index
"Terrible torture" or "the nicest sensation I've ever had"? Conflicting perceptions of labor in U.S. history -- Ether and chloroform : the question of necessity, 1840s through 1890s -- Twilight sleep : the question of professional respect, 1890s through 1930s -- Developing the obstetric anesthesia arsenal : the question of safety, 1900 through 1960s -- Giving birth to the baby boomers : the question of convenience, 1940s through 1960s -- Natural childbirth and birth reform : the question of authority, 1950s through 1980s -- Epidural anesthesia and cesarean section : the question of choice, 1970s to the present
Subject Anesthesia in obstetrics -- United States -- History
Childbirth -- United States -- History
Natural childbirth -- United States -- History
Delivery, Obstetric -- history -- United States
Delivery, Obstetric -- psychology -- United States
Anesthesia, Obstetrical -- history -- United States
History, 19th Century -- United States
History, 20th Century -- United States
Labor Pain -- history -- United States
Labor Pain -- psychology -- United States
Socioeconomic Factors -- United States
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