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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 12.44 Registration of Physicians, Surgeons and Midwives

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Chapter 12.44
Registration of Physicians, Surgeons and Midwives

Sections:

12.44.010 Information required for registration of physicians and surgeons.
12.44.020 When registration may be refused.
12.44.030 Druggists.
12.44.040 Midwives.

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12.44.010 Information required for registration of physicians and surgeons.

Every person now practicing medicine or surgery in the city, or who shall hereafter engage in such practice, shall, before continuing or entering upon such practice, exhibit his certificate obtained from the state board of health, under the provisions of the laws of Missouri, to the health commissioner, and file a copy of the same with the health commissioner, who shall thereupon enter the name of such person, the date of the filing of such copy, the date of such certificate, and the name and location of the institution at which the person was graduated, if such person should be a graduate, in a book to be kept by the health commissioner for that purpose, and shall require such person to subscribe his name in such book.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 82: 1960 C. 457.010.)

V.A.M.S.:

334.010 et seq. Physicians and surgeons, generally

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12.44.020 When registration may be refused.

Whenever the health commissioner has reason to believe that the certificate exhibited is not genuine or has not been legally issued to the person presenting the same, he shall refuse to allow the person presenting the certificate to be registered and shall set a day of hearing before the health commissioner, and after such hearing shall decide whether the person shall be allowed to register.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 83: 1960 C. 457.020.)

12.44.030 Druggists.

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as to permit any druggist to engage in the practice of medicine or surgery without first having filed with the health commissioner a diploma, or certified copy thereof, in accordance with the provisions of Sections 12.44.010--12.44.020 of this chapter.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 88.)

V.A.M.S.:

338.010 et seq. Pharmacists, generally

12.44.040 Midwives.

It shall not be lawful for any person to practice midwifery unless such person shall first register her name and place of abode in a book in the office of the health commissioner, kept for that purpose. No person shall be allowed to register as midwife who shall not first file a diploma from some school of midwifery in good standing, or a certificate signed by at least two registered physicians, which certificate shall state that the party named in the certificate is in their opinion qualified to practice midwifery. Any person who shall practice or attempt to practice midwifery without first having complied with the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 31 87: 1960 C. 457.030.)

V.A.M.S.:

334.260 Midwives licensed

334.010--334.120 Regulation of midwives

334.190 Practice of midwifery limited

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