DEVENTER,H. VAN.- A.J.M. LAMERS
Hendrik van Deventer, Medicinae Doctor, 1651-1724. Leven en werken door A.J.M. Lamers, vrouwenarts te 's- Hertogenbosch.
Assen, Van Gorcum & Comp., 1946.
267 p., plates. Cloth. 26 cm (See Van Deventer's article in Wikipedia. The Dutch medical doctor Hendrik van Deventer, 1651-1724, is best known as a gynacologist. He is considered one of the greatest physicians of his time. He was a specialist on rickets, called in Dutch the 'Engelse ziekte, or 'the English disease', but he was most of all a pioneer in the field of obstetrics. His most important publication 'Manuale Operatiën', being a new guide for midwives, stirred up a lot of controversy. He emphasized the importance of hygiene during delivery)
Book number: 157865 Euro 12.00
Keywords: Frauenforschung, Medizin, Obstetrik, medicin, medicine, obstetrix, women's studies