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—We cheerfully give place to the letter of Dr. Wilder, of San Francisco, although we fail to see wherein our reviewer was in any measure incorrect in his representation of the paper alluded to. His remark that " no examination can positively determine a man's fitness to be a practitioner," was by no means intended to imply that all examinations are useless, but rather that it is only one of several tests that are necessary to determine a man's fitness for performing the responsible duties of professional life.
Our correspondent in West Virginia will receive proper attention next week.
Domestic Correspondence. JAMA. 1884;III(20):549. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390690017006
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