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LEGISLATIVE BODIES AND SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE.

LEGISLATIVE BODIES AND SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE. The various Bills or propositions brought before the Legislatures of many of the States, intended for regulating the practice of medicine, form a curious variety and strikingly illustrate the vagaries that still possess the popular mind concerning the nature and extent of medical science and art. A large part of these vagaries arise from the erroneous use of the phrase "Schools of Medicine," and the remainder originate from the confusion of ideas about personal rights. In past centuries, before the natural sciences had been developed into well-defined departments of science founded on carefully observed facts, analyzed and classified; before chemistry had enabled its votaries to resolve almost all bodies into their elementary constituents and determine the relations of each to every other; and before the scalpel of the anatomist had separated the various structures of the human body from each other and enabled the physiologist to study the relations and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

LEGISLATIVE BODIES AND SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE.

JAMA , Volume XII (17) – Apr 27, 1889

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.02400940019004
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Abstract

The various Bills or propositions brought before the Legislatures of many of the States, intended for regulating the practice of medicine, form a curious variety and strikingly illustrate the vagaries that still possess the popular mind concerning the nature and extent of medical science and art. A large part of these vagaries arise from the erroneous use of the phrase "Schools of Medicine," and the remainder originate from the confusion of ideas about personal rights. In past centuries, before the natural sciences had been developed into well-defined departments of science founded on carefully observed facts, analyzed and classified; before chemistry had enabled its votaries to resolve almost all bodies into their elementary constituents and determine the relations of each to every other; and before the scalpel of the anatomist had separated the various structures of the human body from each other and enabled the physiologist to study the relations and

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 27, 1889

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