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June 17, 1893

Physicians may Testify as to Matters Gained from the Study of Books.

JAMA. 1893;XX(24):677. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.12420510027009

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—The testimony of physicians relating to what they have acquired from the study of standard medical works, rather than from experience in actual practice, is admissible in evidence, holds the Court of Civil Appeals of Texas in Fordyce v. Moore (22 S. W. Rep. 235), and is not to be rejected as testimony regarding the contents of medical books.

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