rola kobiet w rozwoju medycyny; sztuka babienia
Katowice: Uniwersytet Śląski
The present dissertation was devoted to the role of women in the development and
shaping of the medical culture in Poland the second half of the eighteenth century. The basis
of the considerations presented in it became issued during this period medication guides.
The work consists of six chapters. The first part includes a reflection carried out during
the reign of Stanislaw August Poniatowski measures to improve the sanitary - health of the
country and increase in the level of medical care. Attention was drawn to the character of the
implemented solutions, we sought to identify and discuss their causes and consequences. An
important element was also an attempt to describe the perception of concepts of health and disease. In the further course of deliberations was a woman, and the exact position which
occupied in the Polish society the second half of the eighteenth century.
The core of the trial are an analysis of the literature usable moving about health, illness
and healing arts. An important point is the characterization of the various guides and an
attempt to organize the medical literature entirely dedicated to pregnancy and perinatal care.
After the presentation of the classification guides present another part of the art of take care of
women, paying attention to biologicaland cultural factors determining the perception of the
phenomena of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. The whole chapter closes approximates
presented in the handbooks of medical silhouette women - obstetricians, midwives and wet