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Biological context of Midwifery


Associations of Midwifery with chemical compounds

  • Interviews with Nicaraguan traditional birth attendants revealed that the practice is passed from generation to generation and that it is believed to decrease infections through the medicinal properties of camphor as well as the flame it produces [1].
  • It was illustrated in Aitken's Principles of Midwifery or Puerperal Medicine (1785) and used by him in his dissecting room [7].
  • DESIGN: Action research provided the framework for the study where a multi-method approach was largely qualitative to attempt to capture the context and complexity in which the midwifery programme operates [8].
  • Midwifery. 3. Control of pain in labour [9].
  • Nursing Mirror midwifery forum. 7. Prostaglandin induced labour [10].

Gene context of Midwifery


  1. The flaming funis. Young, W.W., Dedam, J.P., Conley, S., Wickner, P. Obstetrics and gynecology. (2004) [Pubmed]
  2. Predicting postnatal mental disorder with a screening questionnaire: a prospective cohort study from Zimbabwe. Nhiwatiwa, S., Patel, V., Acuda, W. Journal of epidemiology and community health. (1998) [Pubmed]
  3. Characteristics of traditional birth attendants and their beliefs and practices in the Offot Clan, Nigeria. Itina, S.M. Bull. World Health Organ. (1997) [Pubmed]
  4. Decline of mortality in children in rural Gambia: the influence of village-level primary health care. Hill, A.G., MacLeod, W.B., Joof, D., Gomez, P., Walraven, G. Trop. Med. Int. Health (2000) [Pubmed]
  5. Dilemmas in fetal medicine: premature application of technology or responding to women's choice? Williams, C. Sociology of health & illness. (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Liberian obstetrics. Part 1. The birth and development of midwifery. Etzel, R.A. Journal of nurse-midwifery. (1976) [Pubmed]
  7. The chain saw--a Scottish invention. Skippen, M., Kirkup, J., Maxton, R.M., McDonald, S.W. Scottish medical journal. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Action research to improve the pre-registration midwifery curriculum--Part I: An appropriate methodology. Fraser, D.M. Midwifery. (2000) [Pubmed]
  9. Midwifery. 3. Control of pain in labour. Santangeli, B. Nursing mirror. (1984) [Pubmed]
  10. Nursing Mirror midwifery forum. 7. Prostaglandin induced labour. Allen, C., Brookes, J. Nursing mirror. (1983) [Pubmed]
  11. Does evidenced-based practice medicalize midwifery care? Part 1. Thomson, A.M. Australian College of Midwives Incorporated journal. (2000) [Pubmed]
  12. The NHS plan and midwifery. Magill-Cuerden, J. The practising midwife. (2001) [Pubmed]
  13. Utilization of traditional birth attendants in MCH care in rural Malaysia. Yadav, H. Singapore medical journal. (1987) [Pubmed]
  14. Words of wisdom. Agnew, T. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987) (2005) [Pubmed]
  15. Use of phenytoin in pregnancy for epileptic seizure prevention: a case report. Fitzgerald, K.E. Journal of midwifery & women's health. (2004) [Pubmed]
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