A Letter to the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P. R. S; On the Causes and Removal of the Prevailing Discontents, Imperfections, and Abuses in Medicine

A Letter to the Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P. R. S; On the Causes and Removal of the Prevailing Discontents, Imperfections, and Abuses in Medicine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ... having only-one Edinburgh objection more to notice, (though if I. knew of any better arguments to the same purport, I should hold their production indispensable In noticing this, shall be led to a consideration equally im portant with the preceding.--The' committee of'. association, as we have seen, propose to put " re-' spectable schools of physic" on the same footing with universities, as to the qualifying effect of residence. The senate, and you cannot. 'be surprised at it, take fire at the proposal. To admit " certificates from schools of physio may,"they object, " prevent the possibility of ascer" taining a regular education; schools may be " selt'-erected and subject to no controul." The omission of a word in this objection does, to be sure, ' make some littlechange in the sense. " Re spectallc schools" are specified. The senate iun on arguing as if it had stood "any schools Whatever." 'The. paper, indeed, wanders away too far into minutiae of regulation, which are not yet before the public, and do not belong to the discussion. of the principle. ' The provisions might have been exposed to just censure.. Respectable schools are not easily distinguishable in terms from the reverse, though they will distinguish themselves, and none others be'frequented, .unless they have the power of conferring degrees. But to oppose conferring equality of right upon schools, which have dis fying-for practice, would not sound quite so liberal as the conditional olfer to surrender 'a lucrative privilege. You might, I suspect, find among the medical men around you, some-who would go so far as to ascribe, to the instructions of the late...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908813
  • 9781236908810