THE EARLY SIGNS OF PREGNANCY.A CONTRIBUTION TO ITS CLINICAL STUDY, WITH ONE PATHOLOGIC SPECIMEN

H. L. E. JOHNSON
1904 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
We are familiar with the usual physical signs of pregnancy in women and their relative importance, when considered singly or collectively, in influencing our diagnosis of the existence or non-existence of this condition. Some are early manifestations, while others are late in the cycle of uterogestation. These several physical signs are, according to their diagnostic value, usually classified as presumptive signs and positive signs, and, when existing, remove all doubt in a particular case,
more » ... gh the consideration of all necessarily delays for some months a positive diagnosis. These signs or symptoms, though
doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490530001001 fatcat:ufrqsiuz5vcrzbfcq6dpvihszy