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April 21, 1894

Revision of the Code of Ethics.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(16):596-598. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950032010

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To the Editor:  —Members of the Association being privileged to discuss in the pages of the Journal, the reports of the Committee on the Code of Ethics, Constitution and Bylaws, the following notes of a general examination of the Committee's work are made to call attention to the moral as well as the literary character of the "revision:"1. After divers conferences, the Committee on Revision being divided, the majority made a report at Milwaukee in 1893, in which it gave only a vain excuse for not presenting the "revised" Code, and now prints it so late as to leave little time for publication of the objections of many members who do not regard revision as necessary. Since only seven numbers of the Journal can appear before the June meeting, the opportunities for criticism will necessarily be very limited. It is not likely that the Committee was sure of giving

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