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Barlow, James

Nasim H. Naqvi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Surgery. 586 words.

Barlow, James (1767–1839), obstetric surgeon, was born at Croichley Fold Farm, Hawkshaw, Lancashire, the son of William Barlow (d. 1815) and his wife, Catherine Taylor (d. 1768); they also...

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Brown, Isaac Baker

Judith M. Roy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Surgery. 1201 words.

Brown, Isaac Baker (1811–1873), surgical gynaecologist, was born at Colne Engaine, Essex, the second son of Isaac Baker Brown (b. 1786), gentleman farmer, and Catherine, daughter of the...

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Clay, Charles

Peter D. Mohr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Surgery. 1301 words.

Clay, Charles (1801–1893), gynaecologist and surgeon, was born on 27 December 1801, the second son of Joseph Clay, miller and corn merchant, at Arden Mills, Bredbury, near Stockport. In...

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Critical care and trauma in pregnancy

Joshua Brown and Gary T. Marshall.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Obstetrics. 2339 words.

Intensive care unit (ICU) admission is required in < 1% of pregnant women;however, maternal and fetal mortality can increase several-fold in critically-illpregnant patients. Trauma is one...

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Drugs in Cardiology

Edited by Juan Carlos Kaski, Carl Hayward, Saagar Mahida, Stuart Baker, Teck Khong and Juan Tamargo.

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pharmacology; Obstetrics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Peri-operative Care. 768 pages.

This practical resource, organised both by clinical condition and specific drug, contains pharmacological data and up-to-date evidence for the clinical uses of each drug in an easily...

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Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Edited by Stuart Crisp and Jo Rainbow.

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Emergency Medicine; Communication Skills; Neonatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Urology; Surgery; Neurology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Gynaecology; Haematology; Clinical Oncology; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 576 pages.

The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in paediatrics and neonatology, from the immediately...

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Emmet, Thomas Addis

Lawrence D. Longo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Gynaecology. 993 words.

Emmet, Thomas Addis (29 May 1828–01 March 1919), surgeon and gynecologist, was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, the son of John Patten Emmet, a professor of natural history at the...

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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by A. John Camm, Thomas F. Lüscher and Patrick W. Serruys.

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Nuclear Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Nephrology; Urology; Infectious Diseases; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Obstetrics; Surgery. 1424 pages.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine has become the definitive print and online reference work for every cardiology trainee, general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as they...

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Hamilton, William

Charles Creighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Surgery. 678 words.

Hamilton, William (1758–1790), surgeon and man-midwife, born at Glasgow on 31 July 1758, was the son of Thomas Hamilton (1728–1782), professor of anatomy and botany, and Isabel Anderson,...

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Handbook of Surgical Consent

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J. Holroyd.

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Communication Skills; Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Paediatric Surgery; Neonatology; Neurosurgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 768 pages.

This valuable tool, written by experts, offers practical guidance in the principles of consent, alongside procedure-specific information on risks and benefits

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