[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.205.87.3. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
October 15, 1892

A New Abortifacient.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(16):476. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420160030009

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

—At a recent coroner's inquest at Leicester, England, testimony was adduced to show that the deceased, a woman, had been in the habit of purchasing diachylon in the lump and eating it to produce abortion. The experiment was generally successful in her case, it was alleged, but she tried it once too often, and died from an overdose of lead.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×