Tell-A-Vision for the 21st Century
Analysis & History Relevant
to HealthCare Reform
Childbirth Practices ~ health Women with Normal Pregnancies
Responsible Midwifery for the 21st Century ~ part 1 PDF (part 1 of 2)
Annotated Excerpts from the "Marginalization of Nurse Midwifery"
Suggestions for transforming
21st Century Maternity care
Two new studies that challenge current childbirth practices and change everything
"EFM as a Public Health Screening Program: The Arithmetic of Failure"
by Dr David Grimes--> Electronic fetal monitoring has failed as a public health screening program. Nevertheless, most
of the four million low-risk women giving birth in the United States each year continue to undergo this screening.
Neonatal Resuscitation: Life that Failed ~ by George Malcolm Morley, MB ChB FACOG
A scientific paper provides vital information on the value of physiological cord clamping under many diverse circumstances – especially premature babies, distressed neonates and following any Cesarean deliver, but particularly an emergent one performed for fetal distress. This a game-changer in the practical, political, legal and economic arena.
Why the OB profession has an inferiority complex as told in their own words
1- History of Obstetrics, material &
references from Dr. Neal DeVitt’s 1975 Thesis
Pardon our dust - last section still under construction
The History of Western Medicine from A to Z
A work-in-progress . .
Ancient Greek Physician Hippocrates, the Father of Western Medicine (450 BC)
Hx Physicians; Hx of Surgery; Hx of Early Hospitals;
Hx of Islamic Medicine - 700 to 1100;
Hx of Medical Practice from Galen to medical practices during the Middle Ages;
Hx of Medicine from 1600 to Pasteur's 1881 Germ Theory of Infections Disease;
Hx of American Medical Association in 1847 to 21st Century Scope of Practice Partnership; Hx of 19th and 20th century obstetrical practices in the United States;
A Dysfunctional HC System -- How did it get so far off track?
I have a dream ......
I dream of standing above the clouds, in cool clear air, looking down on the jagged rock face and the valley below and having an uncluttered mind.
Far from the maddening crowds, one can see health care transform for what it is -- an opportunity to turn abstract American ideals into a practical reality, one that lets us stand side by side with the rest of the developed world and feel proud.
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