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Below will be found a résumé of the conditions or legal restrictions of medical practice in the several states and territories of the United States. The frequent inquiries that are made to The Journal as to these points convince us that a digest of the medical laws of the states, brought as nearly up to date as is possible, will be appreciated. We have given verbatim in many cases the sections of the law that are of special interest, and in all cases have endeavored to state the essential facts. Recent legislation is given in full, so far as it pertains to medical practice. In all cases where possible, the abstracts or quotations have been submitted to the secretaries of the several examining or licensing boards and embody their corrections. In only one or two states have we failed in this, on account of lack of response to our repeated
LAWS REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE IN THE VARIOUS STATES AND TERRITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES.. JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(20):1304–1319. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470460018001h
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