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Author Odent, Michel, 1930-

Title Childbirth in the age of plastics / Michel Odent
Published London : Pinter & Martin, [2011]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  618.45 Ode/Cit  AVAILABLE
 MELB  618.45 Ode/Cit  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 130 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Summary Since the middle of the twentieth century, the development of plastics has been one of the main factors influencing the history of medicine. This development has not only transformed most medical disciplines, it has also made possible the emergence of new medical concepts. Focusing on obstetrics, this first book about the history of medicine in relation to the plastic revolution asks vital questions about childbirth today-and tomorrow- and demonstrates that this also a turning point in the history of humanity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Birth customs.
Delivery (Obstetrics)
Labor (Obstetrics)
ISBN 9781905177547 (paperback)