"NECROPSIES AND MEDICAL PROGRESS"
To the Editor:
—Referring to Dr. Ashhurst's letter and your editorial (The Journal, February 19), on the subject of necropsy records in the hospitals, I take the liberty of addressing you concerning some of the Chicago hospital records on account of a slight inaccuracy in your data. In the year 1920 at the Cook County Hospital there were 3,267 deaths, after subtracting stillbirths. Of this number 875 were coroner's cases; in the remainder there...