The Alienist and Neurologist, 1901, Vol. 22

The Alienist and Neurologist, 1901, Vol. 22 : A Journal of Scientific, Clinical and Forensic Neurology and Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuriatry; Intended Especially to Subserve the Wants of the General Practitioner of Medicine (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Alienist and Neurologist, 1901, Vol. 22: A Journal of Scientific, Clinical and Forensic Neurology and Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuriatry; Intended Especially to Subserve the Wants of the General Practitioner of Medicine Kneading and tapping, besides having a detergent actionare also stimulating. The muscles tapped are excited to contraction, even when no longer subject to the will (mechanical muscular excitability); pain may also be re lieved by them, owing to their paralyzing sensation. They also cause cutaneous hyperaemia. When large areas are subject to massage metabolism is stimulated. A special sort of tapotement, a rapid sequence of concussions which are given mechanically (ewer's concussor, Liedbeck's vibra tion apparatus) is also employed in nervous diseases, owing to its anodyne effect. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 836 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 42mm | 1,098g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 114 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243079710
  • 9780243079711