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January 14, 1893

Revision of the Code of Ethics.

JAMA. 1893;XX(2):51-52. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420290025006

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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association: 

Dear Sir:  —In The Journal of December 31 1892, "Inquires" asks if the writer has read the editorial of the Medical News of September 27, 1892.1. The writer has read carefully the article in question, but its perusal has not convinced him that it would be wise to make any alteration in the Code; on the contrary this editorial would have had the effect of convincing him of the wisdom of leaving the Code intact had he entertained any doubts on that score, for the editor of a journal of the high standing of the Medical News is doubtless sure of his facts wnen he declares the general sense of the profession to be that the Code is an excellent guide for professional conduct, which is the same as saying that the majority of physicians are against any

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