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February 11, 1893

Revision of the Code of Ethics.

JAMA. 1893;XX(6):156-158. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420330018003

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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association: 

Dear Sir:  —The writer's letters to The Journal of January 14 and 28, in answer to "Inquirer," consist of detailed statements of the reasons why he considers revision of the American code unwise and inexpedient, but now it becomes necessary to state some facts connected with the history of the repudiation of the Code, and with the present status of the advocates of the movement, which has proved so beneficial to the profession in the city and State of New York, The text for these remarks is suggested by an editorial in the Medical News of January 28, 1893, but the writer will give first the result of en examination of certain sentences, contained in the News editorial of September 17,1892, not before criticised. These will be quoted and commented on to show that their author has received wrong

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