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110 were appointed as town doctors. On behalf of the Indivieze As elsewhere in the Netherlands, Maastricht in the eighteenth Raad, they oversaw the health care in the town. From 1736, this and a large part of the nineteenth century was familiar with a task was performed by or in close consultation with Adrien broad spectrum of manifestations of medicine. Folk medicine Pelerin, professor of anatomy and surgery. Barber-surgeons and the medical market featured prominently in this. The were trained according to the master-apprentice model. Since professional groups of barber-surgeons and medicinae doctores 1651, a guild had been established in Maastricht for this included many varieties of doctors. This did not change until purpose, the fraternity of surgeons. The statutes of the guild 1865, when Thorbecke’s medical laws created one medical described the requirements of the three years of professional profession. Regulations and education for the medical training, mastership as a prerequisite for admission to practice profession and oversight of health care were defi nitively and the stipulation that barber-surgeons were only permitted to transferred from the town to the central government. perform major surgery if this was prescribed and permitted by a medicinae doctor. Training of pharmacists in Maastricht was regulated in a similar way in the fraternity of pharmacists and chemists, which in 1762 was established by the town council on the advice of Pelerin.


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