"Aimed directly at midwives, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives Second Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and functions of the human body associated with childbearing, birth and postnatal care. This new edition has a fully revised section on how this knowledge can be applied to practice and includes cutting edge information on reproductive cycles and sexual differentiation and behaviour. Clear language and illustrations ensure complete understanding and effective learning." "This text will be invaluable to both practising midwives and midwifery students." --Book Jacket.
This book tells the story of the thousands of corpses that ended up in the hands of anatomists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Composed as a travel story from the point of view of the cadaver, this study offers a full-blown cultural history of death and dissection, with insights that easily go beyond the history of anatomy and the specific case of Belgium. From acquisition to disposal, the trajectories of the corpse changed under the influence of social policies, ideological tensions, religious sensitivities, cultures of death and broader changes in the field of medical ethics. Anatomists increasingly had to reconcile their ways with the diverse meanings that the dead body held. To a certain extent, as this book argues, they started to treat the corpse as subject rather than object. Interweaving broad historical evolutions with detailed case studies, this book offers unique insights into a field dominated by Anglo-American perspectives, evaluating the similarities and differences within other European contexts.
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