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A brief history of the origin of the clinical specialty «Obstetrics and gynecology» (a review)

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The article views the brief history of formation of the clinical specialty of obstetrics and gynecology and the role of professors of our university in further development of medical science. Particular attention is paid to the development of scientific component of obstetrics and gynecology.

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A. S. Kiselev
I.M. Sechenov First MSMU
Russian Federation

Aleksandr Sergeevich Kiselev, Doctor of Economics, PhD (sociology), UNESCO expert, associate prof. of the chair of medical history, national history and cultural studies, senior researcher of the department of historical and sociological analysis of the development of medicine of the Research institute of sociology of medicine, health care economics and health insurance

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