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Barlow, James (1767–1839), obstetric surgeon

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...

Brown, Isaac Baker (1811–1873), surgical gynaecologist

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...

Clay, Charles (1801–1893), gynaecologist and surgeon

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...

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; Radiation 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...

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 (1758–1790), surgeon and man-midwife

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,...

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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Incontinence and female urology

John Reynard, Simon Brewster and Suzanne Biers.

in Oxford Handbook of Urology

February 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urology; Gynaecology. 11378 words.

Incontinence: classification 128

Incontinence: causes and pathophysiology 130

Incontinence: evaluation 132

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Ingram, Dale (bap. 1710, d. 1793), surgeon and man-midwife

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Surgery. 500 words.

Ingram, Dale (bap. 1710, d. 1793), surgeon and man-midwife, the son of William Ingram and his wife, Catherine, was baptized at Spalding, Lincolnshire on 10 September 1710. He was...

Kelly, Howard Atwood

Lawrence D. Longo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Gynaecology; Biographical Studies. 1343 words.

Kelly, Howard Atwood (20 February 1858–12 January 1943), surgeon, gynecologist, and medical biographer, was born in Camden, New Jersey, the son of Henry Kuhl Kelly, a prosperous sugar...

Landmark Papers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by Aung Myat and Tony Gershlick.

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Interventional Radiology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Radiology; Obstetrics; Rehabilitation Medicine. 520 pages.

Landmark Papers in Cardiovascular Medicine provides a detailed summary of the most important trials and studies in cardiology, which have paved the way for breakthroughs in the clinical...

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Martin, Franklin Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Surgery; Gynaecology. 1306 words.

Martin, Franklin Henry (13 July 1857–07 March 1935), surgeon, organizer, and editor, was born on a farm near Ixonia, Wisconsin, the son of Edmond Martin and Josephine Carlin, farmers....

Obstetric sphincter injury

Oliver M. Jones.

in Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

October 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Obstetrics. 4825 words.

Chapter 16 examines the classification, prevalence, and risk factors for obstetric sphincter injury. It also examines the longer term prognosis of obstetric sphincter injury and examines...

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OSH Anaesthesia for Emergency Care

Edited by Jerry Nolan and Jasmeet Soar.

June 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine; Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Neurology; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Obstetrics; Urology; Paediatrics; Ophthalmology; Radiology. 432 pages.

This concise resource covers the provision of all aspects of anaesthesia in an emergency setting. Ideal for use in the emergency department and in emergency sugery.

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OSH Day Case Surgery

Edited by Ian Smith, Douglas McWhinnie and Ian Jackson.

P ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatric Surgery; Breast Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Gynaecology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Urology; Vascular Surgery; Nursing Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health; Patient Education and Information; Professional Development in Medicine. 448 pages.

This online guide provides the practising day surgery professional with a modern overview of current practice to act as both a reference and a practical guide to everyday challenges.

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Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Edited by Keith Allman and Iain Wilson.

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Haematology; Psychiatry; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Neurosurgery; Vascular Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Gynaecology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Radiology; Obstetrics; Paediatrics; Neonatology; Pain Medicine; Pharmacology. 1344 pages.

The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia has been completely updated for this new third edition, featuring new material on regional anaesthesia, and a comprehensive section on...

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology

James Carton.

February 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Pathology; Infectious Diseases; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Urology; Surgical Oncology; Gynaecology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Dermatology; Rheumatology; Neurology. 384 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology is an accessible and easy-to-use resource, which explains the pathology behind important and common diseases relevant to the whole range of medical...

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