American College of Community Midwives
New View Focus Group
for Improving Healthcare
historical and contemporary documents from original and secondary sources
Medium-length Set N More in-depth but not the whole enchilada!
A - Topics --> General healthcare and medical education and practice
Contemporary Academic Paper published 2000
The Amazing Logistics of Flexner's Fieldwork by Mark D. Hiatt, MD, MBA
Medical Sentinel 2000;5(5):167-168. 2000 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).
PDF version ~ published 1938
The Merchants of Medicine: [seperate links for each chapter]
History and politics of the American Medical Association ~ published 1938
Dr Emanuel Josephson, MD, NY ophthalmologist. As a member of the AMA and the Medical Society of New York State, he was (expelled by both organizations for public disclosure of insider information.
B - Topics --> Maternity care, evidence-base practice and midwifery
Complete Text ~ eight chapters in a WORD document - load and read one chapter one at a time
Twilight Sleep: A Simple Account of the New Discoveries in Painless Childbirth
Chapter 1 ch. 2 ch. 3 ch. 4 ch. 5 ch. 6 ch .7 ch. 8
Official Plan to Eliminate the Midwife ~ 1900-1939 -- story and quotes: primarily source are transcripts of the American Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Mortality 1910-1914
Marginalizing of Nurse Midwifery ~ full length paper
Social Science & Medicine 65 (2007) 610–621 615 By S. Goodman, CNM
Piercing the veil: The marginalization of midwives in the United States - 2007
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