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COMPILED FROM THE LATEST LEGAL AND MEDICAL WORKS,
OF BECK, PARIS, CHRISTISON, FODERE, ORFILA, ETC.
MEDICAL ETHICS OF ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES.
LAWS RELATING TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, FROM PARIS AND FONBLANQUE,
SCULLY, WILCOCK, AND CHITTY.
MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE AND STATE MEDICINE FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED
ANCIENT AND MODERN MEDICO-LEGAL WRITERS.
LAWS RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH—MEDICAL
POLICE—STATE MEDICINE—PUBLIC HYGIENE.
INTENDED FOR THE USE OF
LEGISLATORS, BARRISTERS, MAGISTRATES, CORONERS, PRIVATE
GENTLEMEN, JURORS, AND MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS.
By MICHAEL RYAN, M.D.,
Member of the Royal College of Physicians in London; Member of the Association of Fellows
and Licentiates of the King's and Queen's College of Physicians in Dublin; Member of
the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in London and Edinburgh ; Consulting Physician to the
East London Midwifery Institution; Lecturer on Medical Jurisprudence in the Medical
School, Gerrard Street,Soho Square, &C. &c.
Second Edition considerably Enlarged and Improved.
SHERWOOD, GILBERT, AND PIPER,
LONDON: JOHN HADDON AND CO. DOCTORS* COMMONS.
PART I.—MEDICAL ETHICS.
Chap. I. Origin of Medicine. Veneration for its Cultivators.
II. Medical Ethics of Hippocrates.
III. Medical Ethics of the Middle ages.
IV. Ethics of the Present age. Dr. Percival's Medi-
V. American Medical Ethics.
VI. Medical Education. Degrees. Diplomas. Ap-
pointments. Moral, Physical, and Clinical
Medicine. Rules for prescribing Medicine.
Posology, or Regulation of Doses. Action of
Medicines on the Animal Economy. Phar-
PART II.—LAWS RELATING TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION.
Chap. I. Laws relating to the Medical Profession in Great
Britain and Ireland, with comments.
PART III.—MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE.
Chap. I. Disqualifications for Marriage. Causes of Impo- tence. Divorce. Hermaphrodites. Ambi- guity of sex. Concealment of sex.
II. Utero-gestation, or pregnancy.
v. Prolicide, Foeticide, Infanticide.