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The Jurisprudence of Medicine in its Relation to the Law of. John Ordronaux.

The Jurisprudence of Medicine in its Relation to the Law of...

Ordronaux, John. The Jurisprudence of Medicine in its Relation to the Law of Contracts, Torts, and Evidence: with a Supplement on the Liabilities of Vendors of Drugs. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, 1869. xvi, 310 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775034; ISBN-10: 1584775033. Hardcover. New. $95. * According to Kronick, this is the "first genuine work on medical jurisprudence as distinguished from legal medicine." It contains four sections: Rights, Remedies, and Liabilities of Physicians, with a subchapter on superintendents of asylums for the insane; medical evidence, with a full chapter on evidence in cases of alleged insanity; the ethics of medicine; and, the jurisprudence of pharmacy. A lawyer and physician who held chairs at Columbia Law School and Dartmouth Medical School, Ordronaux [1830-1908] also served as the first New York State commissioner for the mentally ill. Kronick, Landmark Books in Legal Medicine, 1981.

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