History of Sexuality Women who worked in skilled level positions such as practicing physicians were

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History of Sexuality
Women who worked in skilled level positions such as practicing physicians were non-existent in the 19th century. This lack of female presence in those higher levels served as the catalyst of what was arguably one of the most reprehensible misdiagnosis for women in modern times. Without an objective balance in the male dominated field, irrational theories were readily accepted as fact. While there were an abundance of nurses, woman were not encouraged to take their interest in this crucial field to a professional level.
The uneven field needed to be leveled with point of views or objective thoughts that were gender balanced. At the time the physicians were unable to see the benefits of a female perspective. The medical
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They held a position that was one of the most important in their town. The very idea of even entering into the medical field was an intimidating endeavor for the men. As for the women, the thought of considering this option edged on terrifying.
The medical field was in its infancy during this time in history, and hopeful miracle cures were sought after more than proven treatments. Snake oil salesmen were in abundance as the general public gravitated to the desire to believe in cure-all potions. Physicians who led the field at the time, were not far from the same shortcut mentality. Proper diagnosis were time consuming during this period with the ratio of doctors available for patient care grossly unbalanced. Due to these adverse conditions any ideas of instant or generalized diagnosis were eagerly incorporated simple due to the desire for a simple solution more than any actual confidence in the perspective cure.
The field was not an easy one. Documentation had not reached the levels needed to compare cases or share information with other physicians. Aside for outdated medical journals, the doctors were basically working on their own in small towns with no one to call on for professional advice. Aside from the basic common illnesses, there were more experimental approaches practiced than proven methods. The local male doctor would prescribe medicine, set broken bones, deliver babies, or stitch up wounds without the patients ever

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