International Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics Volume 57

International Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics Volume 57

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...was too much of that carried on now." The detective conversed with the patient, Dr. W'. being present. In answer to 0'Donohue's questions, shc declared, in substance, that one W was "the cause of her trouble"; that a girl Whom she inch 011 Lexington Avenue had recommended her to Dr. Reid, whose residence she gave to O'Donohue as nearly as her memory served; and that he had treated her, and had used an instrument on her, which she did not describe. Upon Dr. W.'s statement and the declarations of the patient, 0'Donohue sought Dr. Reid that night to armt him, but failed to find his address. The next morning (the 17th) he again visited the patient and asked her as to the truth of her statement of the night before. She now declared that it was not true. The oficer thereupon left worn for the coroner to take a statement from the patient, put under arrest W, above mentioned not Dr. W., who had come to the statior house to learn her condition, and obtained from Dr. W., for production at court, a written certificate, signed by him, as follows: "This is to ccrtify that S. J. is suffering from peritonitis, and is not' No "in condition to forbid removal from the hospital. Her condition is very critical, the result apparently of criminal abortion." I _ Armed with this certificate, 0'Donohue and another detective, in company with W_ not Dr, W., proceeded to Dr. Reidrs house, where they arrested him between two and three o'clock in 'the afternoon. On inquiry, the doctor was told that he was charged with a criminal abortion upon S. J.; that she had made the charge, and that he had a certificate from the attending physician to the some effect. Dr. Reid thereupon expressed his...show more

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  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,084g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823052
  • 9781236823052