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De l'Electrisation Localisée et de son Application à la Pathologie et à la Thérapeutique par courants induits et par courants Galvaniques interrompus et continus. Troisième édition entiérement refondue

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De l'Electrisation Localisée et de son Application à la Pathologie et à la Thérapeutique par courants induits et par courants Galvaniques interrompus et continus. Troisième édition entiérement refondue

by DUCHENNE DE BOULOGNE, Guillaume Benjamin Amand, (1806-1875)

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Paris,: J.B. Ballière,, 1872.. xii, 1120 pp. 8vo (14,5 x 23 cm.). Contemporary half olive morocco (rubbed & faded), spine gilt lettered. With 1 folded, partly, coloured, plate, 2 plain plates, and 255 fine wood engravings in the text. Garrison & Morton, 4543. Best edition of Duchenne's first major work. Including on page 357 the first description of partial brachial plexus paralysis, upper type, (Duchenne-Erb's palsy). According to its author, this edition is "almost a new book", and contains nearly 200 more pages of text, and 151 more illustrations than the first edition. With a list of Duchenne's publications, and a valuable illustrated description of numerous inductoria. Duchenne, one of the greatest clinicians of the nineteenth century and one of the greatest neurologists of France, employed induced current in the treatment of paralysis and other nervous disorders. "He first set out to classify the electrophysiology of the entire muscular system, studying the functions of isolated muscles in relation to bodily movements, and summarizing his results in "De l'Electrisation localisée". He started with the observation that a current from two electrodes applied to the wet skin can stimulate the muscle without affecting the skin, and it was

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Title
De l'Electrisation Localisée et de son Application à la Pathologie et à la Thérapeutique par courants induits et par courants Galvaniques interrompus et continus. Troisième édition entiérement refondue
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DUCHENNE DE BOULOGNE, Guillaume Benjamin Amand, (1806-1875)
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J.B. Ballière,
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Paris,
Date Published
1872.
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Fine and rare books in the fields of science, medicine, technology and the applied arts. Old fashioned printed catalogues and lists available on request.A note on binding conservation. All our ancient leather bindings are carefully cleaned with Brecknell's leather soap, and when needed, treated with hydroxypropylcellulose (in the case of dry leather). Finally we protect the leather with \"Cire 213\", the ultimate binding conservation wax developed by the BNF (Bibliothque nationale de France).

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