The Jurisprudence of Medicine in Its Relations to the Law of Contracts, Torts, and Evidence: With a Supplement on the Liabilities of Vendors of Drugs

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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. Reprint available March, 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-503-3. Cloth. $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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