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Clarksburg, W. Va., Dec. 21, 1897.
To the Editor:
—In case a physician who is in good standing in his State medical society moves his location to a town in a neighboring county of the same State, in accordance with social or professional ethics, who is expected to first extend courtesies in the way of friendly calls, the new-comer or his older established professional brethren?Very respectfully,
Where a physician moves into a neighborhood, courtesy demands that his brother practitioners should call on him within a reasonable time and give him the right hand of fellowship.
R. A. H. . Medical Courtesy.. JAMA. 1898;XXX(2):104. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440540052016