The development of midwifery--male and female, yesterday and today.

@article{Roush1979TheDO,
  title={The development of midwifery--male and female, yesterday and today.},
  author={Robert E. Roush},
  journal={Journal of nurse-midwifery},
  year={1979},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          27-37
        }
}
Abstract The title of this paper reflects the historical perspective this writer has attempted to give to the development of the modern, certified nurse-midwife. The historical overview delves into antiquity and covers periods ranging from the Greek and Roman eras to the Renaissance to the 1925-55 period in the U.S. when certified nurse-midwives were first trained and used in this country.The paper mentions European midwifery today and cites several clinical studies documenting the… CONTINUE READING

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