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When was Your Last Period?

Temporal Aspects of Gynaecological Diagnosis*
ByJoel Richman, W. O. Goldthorp

160Women are victims in the gynaecologist’s waiting room, as they are in their own homes and elsewhere, of the assumption that a woman’s time is of no value. Certainly, as between the doctor’s time and the women’s there is no question that the doctor’s time receives the preference.