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Page 248 - Upon application, the chairman of the local board of health, or any physician employed by any city or town for such purpose, shall sign the certificate of the cause of death to the best of his knowledge and belief, if there has been no physician in attendance. He shall also sign such certificate, upon application, in case of death by dangerous contagious disease, or in any other event when the certificate of the attending physician cannot for good and sufficient reasons be early enough obtained....
Page 25 - Michigan, 1871, as follows: (1734). SEC. 43. Whenever any householder shall know that any person within his family is taken sick with the smallpox or any other disease dangerous to the public health...
Page 62 - MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS. BINZ AND SPARKS.— The Elements of Therapeutics; a Clinical Guide to the Action of Medicines. By C. BINZ, MD, Professor of Pharmacology in the University of Bonn. Translated and Edited with Additions, in conformity with the British and American Pharmacopoeias, by EDWARD I. SPARKS, MA, MB, FRCP Lond.
Page 766 - practical " table alone concerns us. The " Prussian" [by order of the Prussian Ministry, Aug. 29, 1867] is given merely to show that our table is even nearer the actual truth than one which has been proved by actual experience to answer every purpose. The values of the grain and scruple are a little too small. As they are used for powerful drugs this is an error in the right direction. The values of the drachm and ounce are a trifle too large, but the proportions, and therefore the ratio of drug...
Page 678 - No person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery shall be allowed to disclose any information which he may have acquired in attending any patient in his professional character, and which information was necessary to enable him to prescribe for such patient as a physician, or to do any act for him as a surgeon: Prnrldcd, however.
Page 25 - ... dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the selectmen or board of health of the town ; and if he refuses or neglects to give such notice, he shall forfeit for each offence not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars SECT.
Page 765 - Having these few words, the terms of troy, avoirdupois, and apothecaries' weight, and of liquid measure, may be relegated to the limbo of pounds sterling, shillings, four-pence-ha'pennies, and farthings. As we say dime, cent, mill, so we say decigram, centigram, milligram. These prefixes are Latin, and diminish the value. Deka, hekto, and kilo are Greek, and increase the value. The mnemonic is GILD, ie, Greek increases, Latin decreases.
Page 776 - Whereas, By the report of the Judicial Council submitted this day, we are informed that the Ethical Code of this Association is imperfect in that it does not recognize by its letter a conceded violation of the spirit of our profession in its relation to irregular medicine. Therefore, Resolved, That said Council be instructed to submit to this Association at this meeting for its consideration an amendment to the Code covering this omission.
Page 25 - When a physician knows that any person whom he is called to visit is infected with smallpox or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the selectmen or board of health of the town ; and if he refuses or neglects to give such notice, he shall forfeit for each offense a sum not less than fifty nor more than one hundred dollars.