Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Black eye

  • Notes on a first abortion

    Henry Bair¬† Stanford, California, United States   Mother and Child by the Sea. Johan Christian Dahl. 1830. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Public Domain. The first time I saw a late-term abortion by dilation and evacuation, I was surprised that it was a fairly minor procedure. I was to observe the termination at twenty-three weeks of…