Medical Problems of Legislation: Being the Papers and Discussions Presented at the XLI Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Medicine, Held at Detroit, Mich., June 9-12, 1916

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American Academy of Medicine Press, 1917 - 234 pages

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Page 57 - The pecuniary liability of the employer for the treatment and other service herein required shall be limited to such charges as prevail in the same community for similar treatment of injured persons of a like standard of living when such treatment is paid for by the injured person.
Page 144 - And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in tnine own eye 1 42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Page 119 - ... of whom at least three shall be physicians and shall have had training or experience in sanitary science, and one shall be a sanitary engineer.
Page 144 - Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye...
Page 154 - Committee which defines fatigue as "the sum of the results of activity which show themselves in diminished capacity for doing work," and which concludes that the true sign of fatigue is diminished output.
Page 41 - It gives me no pleasure to state these long established principles of the law of negligence. I have no fondness for them. If I were to consult my feelings alone I would far prefer to let the case pass in silence. No part of my labor on this bench has brought such heartweariness to me as that everincreasing part devoted to the consideration of personal injury actions brought by employees against their employers.
Page 41 - ... many of whom he can neither see nor know; it surrounds him with mighty and complicated machinery driven by forces beyond his control, whose relentless strength rivals that of the thunderbolt itself, and it requires him to labor day by 'day with faculties at highest tension in places where death lurks in ambush at his elbow, awaiting only a moment's inadvertence before it strikes.
Page 55 - The employer, as soon as he has knowledge of any such injury, shall provide a competent physician or surgeon to attend the injured employee, and in addition shall furnish such medical and surgical aid or hospital service as such physician or surgeon shall deem reasonable or necessary.
Page 97 - ... the physician of the patient's choice, and payment made on a capitation basis regardless of whether the patient was sick or well, after the manner of the English national insurance act. This method of selection and payment of physicians for the medical and surgical relief would offer every incentive to them to keep their patients well and to endeavor to please by rendering their most efficient service.
Page 56 - The compensation provided for in this act shall be paid in accordance with the schedule unless otherwise provided. (b) At any time after an injury and until the expiration of two weeks of incapacity, the employer, if so requested by the workman, or any one for him, or if so ordered by the court or Iowa industrial commissioner, shall furnish reasonable surgical, medical and hospital services and supplies, not exceeding one hundred ($100.00) dollars. (c) Where the injury causes death the compensation...

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