Follow-Up: "New York" - RCS - Philadelphia Medical Times

Follow-Up: "New York" - RCS - Philadelphia Medical Times

Incrustation of Tube in Intubation; Insane Asylum Management; Society Notes

by: R C S | publication date: November 15, 1887 | volume: 18 | journal issue: 1 | pages: 122

". . .The fact that she pretended insanity would have been sufficient reason for keeping her for a time under observation. But there is a popular impression that once declared insane, always insane; and once played in an asylum, always to remain in an asylum. . ."

Negative commentary on Nellie Bly's stint in the Asylum for Women on Blackwell's Island.

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