Manuscript notes on midwifery taken by James William Miller of Dundee from the lectures of Sir James Young Simpson, at the University of Edinburgh, covering physiology and pathology of pregnancy and childbirth, including statistical information on delivery times, gestation and morbidity, and notes on the use of forceps and haemorrhaging. All the volumes contain a detailed index to the contents.
Midwifery lectures: Professor James Young Simpson, 1856-1857
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- ReferenceGB 1538 S75
- Dates of Creation5 November 1856 - 16 April 1857
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
James William Miller was born, 1836; MD, Edinburgh, 1857; licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 1857; examination in medicine and pathology, University of Aberdeen; Medical Officer, Liff and Benvie Poorhouse; physician, Dundee Royal Infirmary; surgeon, Dundee prison; died, 1901.
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Donated to the College Library by J B Blaikley, grandson of J W Miller, in October 1967