On the evening of Oct. 7, 1923, there was admitted to the Cambridge City Hospital, Cambridge, Mass., a woman, aged 21, who had been shot by her husband a short while before. Three bullets had entered her body; one, about 1 inch below the right clavicle at a point midway between the acromion process and the sternum; another, 2 inches below the right shoulder joint in the anterior axillary line; and still another, at about the seventh dorsal vertebra in back and about 1 inch to the left of the median line. The patient was at the time about six and one-half months pregnant. She had given birth to two other children, both deliveries being normal; the older child aged 2 years, and the younger aged 1 year.
The patient was well developed and nourished, conscious and rational, apparently in pain, and bleeding from wounds in the right shoulder and
GOOD FL. PREGNANCY AND LABOR COMPLICATED BY DISEASES AND INJURIES OF THE SPINAL CORD. JAMA. 1924;83(6):416–418. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660060020006
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