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A Medico-Legal Case

  • Bonville B. Fox (a1)
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I venture to take up your time with a brief recital of this case for two chief reasons: (1) That its diagnosis was not too clear from a purely medical point of view, and (2) that grave legal consequences depended upon the acceptance or rejection of that diagnosis as correct. At the outset I confess that my view was decisively rejected. We all of us learn more from our mistakes than our successes, and I will try to tell the story as concisely as I can, and ask you to decide whether I was right or wrong, or how far the patient was responsible.

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Read at the Annual Meeting British Medical Association, London, 1895.

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A Medico-Legal Case

  • Bonville B. Fox (a1)
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