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June 6, 1896

Publications du Progres Medicale.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(23):1142. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430750044014

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There is no question now that electricity occupies a distinct place in gynecologic therapy, and it is the mission of such books as this of Dr. Regnier to assign its limitations and fix the measure of its usefulness. "The idea of making electricity useful in therapeutics," says Dr. Regnier, "is as old as its discovery, and the therapeutic applications have followed with equal pace the new discoveries which have been added little by little from the day of its study. If the applications of electricity to therapy have taken on to-day a very great extension, it is because electric science and physics has made very great progress in the last fifteen or twenty years."

The first part contains five chapters: namely, 1, Historic Introduction; 2, Electric Methods Employed in Gynecology; 3, Gynecologic Instruments; 4, Process of Mensuration of Currents; 5, General Technique.

The second part has four chapters, viz: 1,

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