An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral Information

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Page 45 - Equally derogatory to professional character is it for a physician to hold a patent for any surgical instrument or medicine, or to dispense a secret nostrum, whether it be the composition or exclusive property of himself or of others.
Page 21 - If it be colored, or coated, or polished, or powdered, whereby damage is concealed, or it is made to appear better than it really is, or of greater value. 7. If it contain any added poisonous ingredient, or any ingredient which may render such article injurious to the health of a person consuming it...
Page 21 - First. If any substance has been mixed and packed with it so as to reduce or lower or injuriously affect its quality or strength.
Page 47 - Of differences between physicians. § 1. Diversity of opinion and opposition of interest, may, in the medical as in other professions, sometimes occasion controversy and even contention. Whenever such cases unfortunately occur, and cannot be immediately terminated, they should be referred to the arbitration of a sufficient number of physicians, or a courtmedical.
Page 166 - ... in the direction of the movement of the hands of a watch as...
Page 21 - Pharmacopoeia, but which is found in some other pharmacopoeia or other standard work on Materia Medica, it differs materially from the standard of strength, quality, or purity laid down in such work. 3. If its strength or purity fall below the professed standard under which it is sold.
Page 47 - The affairs of life, the pursuit of health, and the various accidents and contingencies to which a medical man is peculiarly exposed, sometimes require him temporarily to withdraw from his duties to his patients, and to request some of his professional brethren to officiate for him. Compliance with this request is an act of courtesy, which should always be performed with the utmost consideration for...
Page 45 - ... others. For, if such nostrum be of real efficacy, any concealment regarding it is inconsistent with beneficence and professional liberality; and, if mystery alone give it value and importance, such craft implies either disgraceful ignorance, or fraudulent avarice. It is also reprehensible for physicians to give certificates attesting the efficacy of patent or secret medicines, or in any way to promote the use of them.
Page 20 - If it shall appear from such examination that any of the provisions of this Act have been violated the...
Page 372 - The society shall elect annually a president, vicepresident, secretary and treasurer, who shall hold their offices for one year, and until others shall be chosen in their places, and...

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