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Author Aminoff, Michael J. (Michael Jeffrey), author
Title Brown-Séquard : an improbable genius who transformed medicine / Michael J. Aminoff
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R507.B7 A517 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001392836
Descript xiv, 356 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The death of a professor -- At home in Mauritius -- A medical student in Paris -- Great expectations -- The physics of the circulation : why we don't faint on standing, and why we get bedsores on lying still for too long -- Fame in the making -- Fame and fortune in Britain : a piece of cake -- Broken dreams and promises -- Musical chairs -- Thoughts about the brain -- The disease of devils and demons -- The magnificent maverick -- A new system of medicine -- Scenes from the world of a scientist -- A backward glance and a reckoning
Subject Brown-Séquard, Charles-Edouard, 1817-1894
Physicians -- France -- Biography
Physiologists -- France -- Biography
Neurologists -- France -- Biography
Brown-Séquard, Charles-Edouard, 1817-1894
Neurology -- Great Britain -- Biography
Neurology -- Mauritania -- Biography
Neurology -- Paris -- Biography
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain
History, 19th Century -- Mauritania
History, 19th Century -- Paris
Neurology -- history -- Great Britain
Neurology -- history -- Mauritania
Neurology -- history -- Paris
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