The Necessity of Medicine
Medical Practitioners, Commerce, Public Health
Regards a surgeon's Lancet advertisement for an unwaged 'Gentleman' assistant as an illustration of the cheapening of 'medical science'. Speculates that the advertiser is a Poor Law medical officer who enjoys only 'mean and wretched [...] pittances'.
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