May 5, 1894

Code Revision.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(18):678-679. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420970032011

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San Jose, Cal, April, 1894.

To the Editor:  —It will be remembered that the writer hereof had something to say last year on the question of revision of the Code of Ethics, viz.: In the Journal of April 22 and May 27,1893. I then urged what I considered strong and cogent reasons why the Code should be revised, and have seen no reason to change that opinion since.There had been, up to those dates, an individual writing over the signature of "A Conservative Member," who had occupied many columns in the Journal for many months, to convince the profession of the beauties and perfections of our present Code. I have wondered what has befallen "Conservative" that he has kept silent in the face of the still threatening change in the dear old document. Is it barely possible that in the year of grace, 1894, he has the full courage

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