To the practice of medicine in Beloochistan there are only two slight drawbacks When the physician gives a dose, he is expected to partake of a similar one himself, as a guarantee of his good faith Should the patient die under his hands, the relatives, though by no means bound to exercise it in all circumstances, have the right of putting him to death, unless a special agreement has been made, freeing him from all responsibility as to the circumstances ; while he, should they decide on immolating him, has no reasonable ground for complaint, but is expected to submit to his fate like a man and a hakim In other respects, the amateur will find an easy field No diploma or special qualifications are required of him ; his ignorance will remain undetected ; the ailments are few and simple, and the chances of recovery are great, for the healing power of nature is very strong —Blackwood's Magasine