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THE AUTOMOBILE FOR THE PHYSICIAN.

THE AUTOMOBILE FOR THE PHYSICIAN. To no class is the development of the automobile of more importance than to physicians. How to reach their patients in the quickest, surest, easiest and cheapest manner is a practical problem to them. The doctor's buggy is a familiar object in every hamlet, village, town and city, and is often looked for with an anxiety verging on impatience by rich and poor alike. In such cases the horse has always been too slow; nowadays it is always too slow, especially for the ambitious or busy doctor. As the horse has been superseded by electricity in street car transportation, so must the faithful old steed step aside for the automobile, either now or very soon. This week we give the opinions1 of a large number of physicians who have had experience with the horseless vehicle. Our readers who were already in doubt whether or not to give up the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE AUTOMOBILE FOR THE PHYSICIAN.

JAMA , Volume XLVI (16) – Apr 21, 1906

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1906 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1906.02510430060009
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Abstract

To no class is the development of the automobile of more importance than to physicians. How to reach their patients in the quickest, surest, easiest and cheapest manner is a practical problem to them. The doctor's buggy is a familiar object in every hamlet, village, town and city, and is often looked for with an anxiety verging on impatience by rich and poor alike. In such cases the horse has always been too slow; nowadays it is always too slow, especially for the ambitious or busy doctor. As the horse has been superseded by electricity in street car transportation, so must the faithful old steed step aside for the automobile, either now or very soon. This week we give the opinions1 of a large number of physicians who have had experience with the horseless vehicle. Our readers who were already in doubt whether or not to give up the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 21, 1906

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