Caroline M de Costa

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Australia is now one of the safest countries in the world in which to be born. This is largely a result of the many advances in obstetric and neonatal medicine of the past 50 years. However, the "medicalisation" of birth has tended to diminish women's satisfaction with their experience of childbirth. It has been shown that women are most satisfied by care(More)
This 19th century US gynaecologist still arouses controversy in the 21st century " PASS ME THE SIMS " is a request heard every day during gynaecological surgery and as often in outpatient practice. The Sims speculum has been a valuable gynaecological aid throughout the world since the first example was crudely fashioned from a pewter spoon in 1845 by James(More)
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