Cases of Icterus Neonatorum

J. O. Marble
1877 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Our British exchanges call attention to a recent article in the Pall Mall Gazette entitled English Patients and French Doctors. The article refers to a new bill which is about to become a law, and " which will," says the Gazette, " in its effect prove, and is really by its professional promoters intended to prove, prohibitive of the practice of medicine in France by British or foreign physicians, however eminent or capable." The bill obliges every foreigner who desires to practice in France to
more » ... ndergo an examination or examinations in order to convince the French authorities that he really has the medical knowledge which his foreign diplomas assert that he possesses. The Medical Times and Gazette is not disposed to " take such a pessimist view of the situation as does the writer of the article in the Pall Mall Gazette," and it does not consider that the supply of English doctors for English patients is likely to be arrested by the action of the French government. '• There are prudential reasons why the idea of absolutely excluding foreign,
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