The Medical Examiner

The Medical Examiner

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...tend to lower the standard which the Medical Schools of the Scottish Universities have maintained under the existing system, whereby the examinations are conducted by a Board, consisting partly of professors and partly of other examiners unconnected with the University, who are elected by the University Court in respect of their special fitness for the office." They then adverted;to one point in which it appeared to them that the language nsed was open to misconstruction. Section 9, subsection 7, seemed to be expressed in a way which might imply the conferring on the Medical Council of a power to interfere with the rights of a medical authority to exact a higher degree of knowledge than the Council might think necessary for a qualifying licence, inaamuoh as it provided that the Council might, from time to time, make orders for the registration and the removal from the Medical Register of any diplomas "which appeared to the Council to be granted after examination by any of the medical authorities, in respect of a higher degree of knowledge than was required to obtain such qualification as entitled the holder to be registered." Section 14, sub-section 1, might also, in its present form, imply a similar control over a medical authority exacting a higher qualification than the Medical Council might think necessary. The petitioners could not suppose that it was intended that either of these clauses should bear such a construction, but their phraseology seemed to require amendment. They also represented that the exercise of any large power of control conferred on the General Medical Council should be subject to the revision of the Privy Council. Education & Registration Of Dental Practitioners.--The Council also had before...
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  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,510g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810805
  • 9781236810809