The New-York Medical and Physical Journal, 1828, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

The New-York Medical and Physical Journal, 1828, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New-York Medical and Physical Journal, 1828, Vol. 7 It may however be urged, that the time has not yet arrived for such an arrangement. If so, and we are to proceed according. To former customs, it certainly appears necessary that examinations of the dead should be made with great de liberation and accuracy. And nothing can be more conducive to this end, than that two or more professional men should be associated together. They will assist each other not merely mechanically, but by suggesting various points of ia quiry. While he, who is most skilled in anatomy, is pursuing his dissection, the other may note the appearances as they successively present themselves - and the same course may be adopted while performing chemical experiments. The ad vantage will thus be attained, of having a complete account prepared at the moment of observation, which may be after wards reviewed both in coming to a decision on the case and in giving evidence before a jury. We all recognise the utility of discussion, in enabling us to weigh the merits of condict ing arguments, and the application of this may prevent many regrets, as well as prepare the mind for any difficulties that may be suggested. It should he recollected, that the opinion of a medical man before a coroner's jury, may consign an in dividual to a prison for months, and heap on him the imputa tion of the most horrid crimes. How necessary then that his decision be strongly fortified by facts and by authority. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 630 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 830g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243030266
  • 9780243030262