The Suicide-Rate of San Diego

1913 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
Mr. S-is alleged to have testified that lie was afflicted with tuberculosis and had "consulted the best physicians." He tried sanatorium treatment, but in spite of all continued to get worse. Finally he "bought a bottle of Pulmonol" and "took the medicine as a joke." As. a result ho alleges : "I am now relieved of all distressing symptoms and gaining in weight and strength daily-and attending to business." This case was investigated with some care anil the. physicians under whose treatment he
more » ... hose treatment he claims to have been at the sanatorium were written to for a history of the case. We found that Mr. S-died of tuberculosis some time ago. A testimonial dated from a village of less than 1,300 population and alleged to have been written by a Mrs. A. O. B-,
doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350230053024 fatcat:l66fkrwjfzbzlpsf6rci3y7ami