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May 11, 1940

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JAMA. 1940;114(19):1886. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810190048014

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CASE FOR PRIVATE PRACTICE  In the issue for May of Nation's Business appears a special supplement entitled "The Case for Private Medicine." It is a twenty-four page story of the campaign that has been waged in recent years to force the medical profession into regimentation, and of the manner in which this campaign has been combated by the medical profession. It discusses also the state of health of the nation, and the reasons why medicine in a democracy should not be submitted to bureaucratic control. The supplement called "The Case for Private Medicine" is the fifth in a series which this magazine has been making available, the previous supplements covering "Insurance," "Investment Banking," "Power and Light" and "Distribution." Reprints of the pamphlets covering "Distribution" and "The Case for Private Medicine" are available through the Nation's Business at 10 cents a copy or $6 a hundred, which just about covers the

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