Conheça o livro e compre online. What A Blessing She Had Chloroform – Caton, Donald – ISBN: 0300075979.
This book describes in detail the history of the use of anesthesia in childbirth and in so doing offers a perspective on the interaction between medical science and social values. Dr. Donald Caton traces the responses of physicians and their patients to the pain of childbirth from the popularization of anesthesia to the natural childbirth movement and beyond. He finds that physicians discovered what could be done to manage pain, and patients decided what would be done.