Man vs MD Every patient, as well as every dog, has his day, and mine came. It occurred in the local hospital ward during my recovery from a rather serious illness. In this environment our ...
“These marks look like burns,” I say to Jessica’s mom, looking into her eyes.
Posted December 20, 1990
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The marks on Jessica – could it be child abuse?
Her name was Jessica. Chubby arms and thighs, the skin electric with the immense energy of growth. No obvious illness, no dehydration or apparent pain here. Chewing on the stethoscope tube. “What’s wrong?” I asked.