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Author Sherwood, Joan, 1929-

Title Infection of the innocents : wet nurses, infants, and syphilis in France, 1780-1900 / Joan Sherwood
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health and society ; 37
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 37
Contents Mercury and syphilis : a dysfunctional relationship -- The making of a modern hospital in eighteenth-century Paris -- The infants of Vaugirard -- The wet nurse as technology -- The wet nurse and the law -- The Doctor exonerated -- Appendices. Case sources ; Decision of the Court of Dijon, 14 May 1868 ; General legislative and statutory terms
Analysis Hospice de Vaugirard History
JSTOR-DDA
Medical personnel Malpractice France History
Multi-User
Syphilis Patients Legal status, laws, etc France History
Syphilis, Congenital, hereditary, and infantile Treatment Social aspects France History
Wet nurses Legal status, laws, etc France History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-207) and index
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Subject Hospice de Vaugirard (Paris, France) -- History.
Hospice de Vaugirard (Paris, France)
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- France -- History.
Syphilis -- Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France -- History.
Syphilis, Congenital, hereditary, and infantile -- Treatment -- Social aspects -- France -- History.
Wet nurses -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- France -- History.
Syphilis, Congenital -- history.
Syphilis, Congenital -- therapy.
Breast Feeding -- adverse effects.
History, 18th Century.
History, 19th Century.
Malpractice -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Mercury -- therapeutic use.
France.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773580913 (electronic bk.)
9780773580916 (electronic bk.)