Hospital Gazette and Archives of Clinical Surgery, 1877, Vol. 2

Hospital Gazette and Archives of Clinical Surgery, 1877, Vol. 2 : A Semi-Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Hospital Gazette and Archives of Clinical Surgery, 1877, Vol. 2: A Semi-Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery IT would conduce greatly to a better understanding of the action of neurotics if it were borne in mind that they are agents which in each case affect only certain nervous functions. There is no neurotic in existence which affects the dei'viiiis system, that is, the whole of it, unless in the one way of causing death. In opium, for example, we have a drug which specifically influences more nervous functions, perhaps, than any other one agent that can be. Named; and yet, should we enumerate them all, they would constitute but a small number of the great multitude oi nervous operations. The nervous system can never be acted upon as a unit like a single muscle, which either contracts or relaxes, or even like a single organ, as the heart, whose action, as a whole, may either be stimu lated or depressed. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 1182 pages
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  • United States
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  • 9780243125722