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July 4, 1885

The Student's Guide to Medical Jurisprudence.

JAMA. 1885;V(1):28. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391020034009

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The writer tells us in his preface, that this little book was written with the endeavor to condense and group together, in a readily assimilable form, the chief facts belonging to the important subject of Medical Jurisprudence; and that it is not addressed to those who have the leisure to study such standard works as those of Taylor, Tidy, Wharton, Stillé and others. Whatever may have been the original in tention of the author, he has succeeded in bringing together a marvelous array of useful facts, within the small compass of less than four hundred small pages; and to facilitate reference and study, very full and convenient marginal notes have been added. After careful examination of the book, we have failed to find mention of one subject only, that of dynamite injuries; which, in view of the recent interest of the British public in the subject, should have received some

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