MERCURIO, Geronimo Scipione
La commare o riccoglitrice.Venice: G. B. Ciotti, 1596.
First Italian book on obstetrics. It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis.
Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS › Caesarian Section