Posts Tagged: Midwifery

Listening between the Lines: Patient Resistance in the Case Histories of William Smellie

By Marcia Nichols Eighteenth-century obstetrics pioneer William Smellie’s textbook, A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery (1752-1764), recounted his practice of more than 40 years in Scotland and London.[i] The case histories offer a rich treasure trove of information

Listening between the Lines: Patient Resistance in the Case Histories of William Smellie

By Marcia Nichols Eighteenth-century obstetrics pioneer William Smellie’s textbook, A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery (1752-1764), recounted his practice of more than 40 years in Scotland and London.[i] The case histories offer a rich treasure trove of information