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Page 103 - A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come ; but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Page xvi - MD, Professor of Midwifery and the Diseases of Women and Children in the University of Pennsylvania, &c.
Page liv - Professor of Obstetric Medicine in King's College; Physician for the Diseases of Women and Children to King's College Hospital...
Page xxiii - MA, MD, FRCP, Obstetric Physician to, and Lecturer on Midwifery and Diseases of Women at, Guy's Hospital. Fifth Edition. Fcap. 8vo, with 142 Engravings, 8s.
Page 189 - Sims, whose experience of this disease has never been exceeded, says : — " The most perfect examples of vaginismus that I have seen were uncomplicated with inflammation ; but I have met with several cases in which there was a redness or erythema at the fourchette. Usually the hymen is thick and voluminous, and when the finger is forced through it, its free border often feels as resistent as if bound by a fine cord or wire.
Page xxix - Hospital; Examiner on Midwifery to the Royal College of Physicians and to the Royal College of Surgeons; formerly Obstetric Physician to the London Hospital, and late Physician to the Eastern Division of the Royal Maternity Charity.
Page 216 - Occlusion of its canal, leading to dilatation of its cavity, and congestion and thickening of its walls, just as obstruction to the exit of material from all hollow muscular organs causes dilatation and hypertrophy of those organs. The increased flow of blood through the flexed uterus just before menstruation does not diminish, but increase the flexion. Simple flexion of the uterus gives rise to congestion and hypertrophy of the cervix by compressing the venous plexus around the insertion of the...
Page 165 - ... 15. As the liability to puerperal lymphangitis is in direct proportion to the number and to the gravity of lesions inflicted on the utero-vaginal mucous membrane by tedious labours, it is advisable to shorten, by the use of the forceps, according to modern practice.