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April 21, 1894

"The Texas Medical Law."

JAMA. 1894;XXII(16):598-599. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950034011

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To the Editor:  —I have to thank you for calling my attention to an editorial article in the current number of the Texas Medical Journal, in which the Illinois State Board of Health is accused of having made "a bad break with regard to the law in Texas," in its report on medical education, prepared by the present writer. Since that report has not yet been published the Texas Journal must refer to an article originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, March 10, 1894, under the title "Legal Requirements for the Practice of Medicine in the United States." It is, therefore, proper that this notice of the Texas Journal's charges should appear in the same columns.The article consisted substantially of "a résumé of the legal requirements for practice in each State and Territory of the United States in force Jan. 1,1894," and in it appeared

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