This is an attractively bound and illustrated, all-encompassing chrono logical history of obstetrics and gynecology from the ideas of Greek a nd Roman civilization to the present day. Each entry contains a concis e historical or biographical synopsis that helps readers appreciate th e developments in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and technology in the last millennium. The book provides a fascinating, useful record of the landmarks in the development of obstetrics and gynecology, includ ing key names and events, from the writings of Hippocrates to modern s urgical and pharmacological developments.
Table of ContentsIntroduction. Chronological record.