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August 1, 1885

RESUME OF DR. J. MORTIMER GRANVILLE'S BOOK ON NERVE VIBRATION AND EXCITATION, WITH NOTES OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH THE PERCUTEUR.

Author Affiliations

OF BOSTON, MASS., OF BOSTON, MASS., PROF. MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, AND LECTURER ON DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.

JAMA. 1885;V(5):113-121. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391040001001
Abstract

My object in reading this paper is to introduce more generally to the American medical profession the ideas of the somewhat eminent English physician and author, J. Mortimer Granville, M.D., on nerve diseases and their treatment, as set forth in his recently published book entitled "Nerve Vibration and Excitation." Dr. Granville has for the past ten years or more been before the English medical profession as an investigator and author; and his contributions to the London Lancet have attracted the attention of scientific minds in this country, as well as in Europe; and looking upon this book as the accumulated evidence which can come only after years of study and experiment, it may well be regarded as a valuable epitome.

The earnestness and enthusiasm which he evidently feels in his labor, must be his excuse for the minutiæ and repetition of detail, as well as for the proclivity which his

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