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January 12, 1889

Medical Jurisprudence.

JAMA. 1889;XII(2):69. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400790033011

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Abstract

Dear Sir:  —The following case will probably interest your readers: One who holds himself out as a healer of diseases must, no matter what particular school or system he practices, be held to the duty of reasonable skill in the light of the present state of medical science. So held in a case of alleged clairvoyance. Nelson vs. Harrington, S. Ct. of Wisconsin, Nov. 8, 1888; 40 Northwestern Reporter, p. 228.Union College of Law, law department of the Northwestern University, Chicago, Jan. 3, 1889.

Personal.  —Dr. E. A. Neeley, of Memphis, has retired from the editorial staff of that sterling journal, the Memphis Medical Monthly.

The Code of Ethics.  —At the recent meeting of the Tri-State Medical Association, our Code was sustained by a unanimous vote.

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