The author of the textbook “Evolutionary Medicine” will be visiting on 11/10/08 to lecture on evolutionary considerations of human reproduction and childbirth. The readings for this lecture include:
Evolutionary Obstetrics. Trevathan WR. Chapter 8 in in Evolutionary Medicine (1st edition) 1999. Eds Trevathan WR, Smith EO, McKenna JJ. Oxford University Press. pages 183-207. (On eReserve)
You should consider re-reading the first reading of this class (pages 22-29), also written by Dr. Trevathan:
Introduction and Overview of Evolutionary Medicine. Chapter 1 in: Evolutionary Medicine and Health. 2008. Trevathan WR, Smith EO, McKenna JJ. Page 1-54. (on eReserve)
An optional reading is nausea-in-pregnancy
Have a great weekend!
Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine