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October 11, 1902

INTERNATIONAL RECIPROCITY IN MEDICINE.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(15):918. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480410042006
Abstract

A Vienna surgeon1 is coming to Chicago to treat the daughter of a millionaire. A Chicago doctor has been asked to go to England to treat the daughter of one of the nobility. If some English physician is now summoned to Austria the circle will be complete and we may expect the capitalization of a syndicate to exchange physicians between countries. Our only authority, however, for the invitation from a British peer to the Chicago doctor of great self-repute and advertising ability is his statement in the advertisements in the Chicago newspapers. These say that he has refused the tempting offer, with its munificent remuneration, and will heroically devote himself to the patients dependent on him here. This decision is wise. In view of the thorny path in Germany for our export meat because of inferior pork, the nation should see to it that all products sent to foreign

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