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May 24, 1902

Polk's Medical Register and Directory of the United States and Canada. With Index to the Physicians of the United States Arranged Alphabetically, with the Number of the Page on Which the Name Appears.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(21):1386. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480210044016

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This edition of the old standby directory of the medical profession of the United States and Canada is in many respects superior to former issues and gives evidence of painstaking care by the publishers. We congratulate them upon the degree of accuracy attained in registering so many thousands of practitioners, covering so vast a territory. The medical laws of every state and territory are revised to the latest date, the medical information for the Army, Navy and Marine-Hospital Service is replete, accurate and up to date, every medical school now in operation or extinct is recorded with full particulars of each, and the name, address and graduation particulars are given. This is supplemented by the usual alphabetical index of physicians, making it possible to ascertain the present location of any physician in America. It is to be hoped that the next edition will have a more substantial binding and that

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