JE Pirrung reports school nurse

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JE Pirrung reports school nurse - CHARGE By Physician" That School Nurse i Sent...
CHARGE By Physician" That School Nurse i Sent Child To Hospital Without Parents' Consent, Probed. , : The Board of Health yesterday investigated a charge by Dr. J. E. Pirrung that Miss "Nora Ely. a school nurse, had ' aent Rose Freeman, an eleven-year-old girl, of Richmond street, to . the City 'Hospital to have her tonsils and adenoids removedi without his permission or that of her parents. Dr. Pirrung- stated that he is the physician for the Freeman, fam-! ily. and when the little girl did not re- turn from school that night, her father Informed him that she could not be found. Health Officer Land is and Dr Teters. his assistant. Informed the board that upon investigation they found that, ac-- cpmpanied by another child, the Freeman girl requested Miss Ely to take her to the hospital for. the operation. The child Informed the nurse that, she had obtained the verbal consent of her parents, and also exhibited some change, which, ' she said, had . been given , to. her by . her mother, so that she coold purchase some postals to be used In writing home. President Fackler took exception to the 'atatement ofDr. Plrrung that he had been informed that school nurses supply young oculists and throat specialists with material for their 1 Instruction. "I do not believe that charge." aald Dr. Fackler, "I believe our school nurses are an honorable body of young women and that not one of them would be guilty of an offense like this. If Dr. Pirrung know of a specific case I want him to tell us about it." - Dr. Pirrung. however, was silent. The board decided in the Freeman case that there had been a lack of proper communication between the . receiving ward of the hospital and the main office. The members contended that if the entrance of Rose Freeman at the institution had been properly recorded, her father could have ascertained that fact when he telephoned. - , SCORED By Coroner Is "Neighbor "oman,'' Who Gives Young Wife Advice That Has Bad Results. . The "neighbor woman" who gives the young wife faulty advice that he might escape the responsibilities of motherhood Is severely criticised in a verdict rendered yeaterday by Coroner Foertmeyer in the case of Mrs. Alma Keenan, 24, 'of 2io'2 Warsaw avenue, .who died on May 9 aa a result of a criminal operation which she performed on herself. Dr. Foertmeyer stales that the direct cause of death was

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 14 May 1914, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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