An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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STEARNS, John

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Accounts of the pulvis parturiens, a remedy for quickening child-birth.

Med. Reposit., 2 Hex., 5, 308-09, 1808.

The first use of ergot in the induction of labor in America. Reprinted in H. Thoms: Classic Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1935, pp. 21-23.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Ergot