Informe Anual del Secretario de Justicia Al Gobernador del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico

Informe Anual del Secretario de Justicia Al Gobernador del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... institution. The reports by the doctor of the jail and by Lieut. Goodman, who cooperated materially in the work in that institution, are attached hereto as Exhibits Nos. 16 and 17. It will be noted that 92 per cent of the women in this institution had gonorrhea and 54 per cent had syphilis, 12 per cent of which had active syphilitic lesions which could be dia osed clinically. Because of the slibrt time the Mayaguez hospital was in operation, it has been impossible to obtain a separate medical report. In San Juan during the months that the hospital has been in existence 218 women have been under observation and treatment. The report of the doctor in charge (Ex. No. 18) states that although 15 women had contagious lesions and 62 were four plus Wassermann positive, at the present time there is not one case of infectious ayphilis in the institution. There were in this institution 43 cases of infiuenza. he disease was comparatively light. There were 7 cases of pneumonia and two deaths therefrom, one a woman of 54 years and the other a girl of 18 years. Several of the pregnant women admitted to this institution were pardoned before childbirth, but in the institution itself it was necessary to take care of two cases of miscarriage and one delivery. In the latter case the mother was pardoned and placed in charge of a woman in San Juan. In all of the hospitals the women were first treated for vermin and itch. Patients were vaccinated and received treatment for hookworm. Special care was taken of the pregnant women. Venereal diseases were intensively treated. In each institution every patient had to report every morning for treatment. The most recent and intensive methods were selected. The statement of the doctor in charge of the jail at Ponce, more

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