He was mostly home schooled by tutors and his parents. He was solid in geography, from self study during travels, and bright in history and biology. Alice died from kidney failure which had been masked by the pregnancy. In his diary, he wrote a large X on the page and then, he said the light had gone out of my life. His mother Mittie died of typhoid fever on the same day, at 3:00 am, some eleven hours earlier, in the same house.
Alan was admitted with just 3 bed sores, they quickly multiplied to 18 which were covered with dirty and inadequate dressings, Alan’s condition deteriorated so rapidly that he died just 6 days after being readmitted to hospital on February 24th as a result of infected multiple pressure sores A GP and tissue viability nurse who then examined Mr Simper on February 18 found that he was covered in the 18 pressure sores and dirty dressings, one of his sores could not be measured as he was in so much pain. On readmission to Luton and Dunstable hospital the next day, nurses discovered that Alan was grossly unkempt and covered in old faeces, one nurse commented that this was the “worst case of neglect she had ever seen”. Bedfordshire and Luton Coroner David Morris ruled that Alan Simper “died for want of care by those charged with it”. Mr Morris also said “a clash between the Home Manager and staff had led to multiple inexcusable failures in the care of Mr Simper, There was a
Apgar was born in Westfield, New Jersey, on June 7, 1909, She was the youngest of the three children Her early interest in science and medicine may have resulted from witnessing her eldest brother passing due to tuberculosis as well as her other brother’s struggle with chronic childhood ilnesss. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1925 and entered Mount Holyoke College the same year. There she majored in zoology and supported herself with a number of part-time jobs. Apgar received her AB from Mount Holyoke in 1929 and began her medical training at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S) Most notable is the fact that she is one of only nine women in a class of ninety. she graduated fourth in her
Medical History, 2002, 46: 175-196 Madness, Suicide and the Victorian Asylum: Attempted Self-Murder in the Age of Non-Restraint ANNE SHEPHERD and DAVID WRIGHT* Introduction On 20 July 1870, Catherine Tyrrell found herself transferred to another asylum. The 32-year-old nurse suffering from melancholia had previously been a private patient in Bethlem Hospital; but, having had her twelve months expire at that institution,' she was conveyed across the metropolis and into the bucolic countryside and county asylum of Buckinghamshire.2 Up to this point, Catherine had had a long and sad history of suicide attempts and food refusal. Indeed, when she was transferred the following year, this time from Buckinghamshire to the Surrey County Asylum
One example is Private LaVena Johnson in 2005 her death was ruled a suicide by the Department of Defense or DOD. During the autopsy of Johnson’s body they found wounds inconsistent of suicide. One in particular was the chemical burns, which are believed to have destroyed DNA evidence of rape. Immediately after the incident the Pentagon went to work trying to cover up any articles written about Johnson, intimidating reporters and editors. The scary thing is Johnson’s case in one of possibly twenty where female soldiers had suspicions deaths.
* Baby P failed by police, social workers and lawyers * Toddler had 60 visits from agencies over 8 months * 'Horrifying death' could have been prevented * Authorities didn't realise violent partner lived there The horrific extent to which Baby P was failed by nearly everyone who came into contact with him was laid bare yesterday. Social workers, doctors and police committed a catalogue of errors which led to the toddler’s death at the hands of his mother and her sadistic boyfriend. The full report into how the toddler died disclosed how Baby Peter’s mother, Tracey Connelly, told the authorities she had a boyfriend – but they did not ask who he was or insist on meeting him. She even named Steven Barker – who later battered Peter
Mary Shelley’s mother had died during childbirth, and Mary herself had undergone multiple miscarriages. Mary Shelley was a very rebellious character, and had shocked many people by running away with a married man, she had gone against nature, and so she incorporated her own life experiences into the book. For this reason I believe that Mary Shelley could evoke a small majority of sympathy to Frankenstein. The novel Frankenstein is based around a lot of Mary Shelley’s own experiences, a lot of her loved ones had passed away and this had caused her heart ace and
The final years of her life were marked by illness, personal problems, and a reputation for unreliability and being difficult to work with. On August 5 1962 at 4:25a.m LAPD received a call from Dr. Ralph Greenson her psychiatrist saying that she was found dead at her home. The circumstances of her death from an overdose of barbiturates have
James did not live a pleasant childhood. When Todd was of four, he saw his darling mother and grandfather shot by his own father. This was probably one of his dramatic moments in his life. After they got back up from their losses his mother Ondrea began seeing a young physical therapist she met while being treated in the hospital. He treated
Kevorkian allegedly only assisted in the patients’ deaths by attaching a device to them, in which the patients would press a button to finally end their life painlessly and on their own terms. Is this right? On March 26, 1999 Kevorkian was charged with second-degree murder and the delivery of a controlled substance, since he lost his medical license. Kevorkian went to his trial and disband his attorneys. After a two day trial the Michigan jury found Kevorkian guilty to second-degree murder and was charged with 10 to 25 years in prison.