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作者 Philippon, Jacques
書名 Joseph Babinski : A Biography
出版項 Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2008
©2009
國際標準書號 9780199708710 (electronic bk.)
9780195369755
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說明 1 online resource (470 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- 1 Babinski's Life and Times -- 2 A Complex and Captivating Personality -- 3 The Babinskis and Their Polish Roots -- 4 The Babinski Circle -- 5 The Competitive Examinations -- 6 His Revered Teachers -- 7 Babinski and the Anatomical Society -- 8 Babinski, Head of a Department at La Pitié -- 9 The Affectionate Admiration of His Students -- 10 The Babinski Papers -- 11 The Reflexes and the Sign -- 12 Cerebellar and Vestibular Symptomatology -- 13 Babinski and the Birth of French Neurosurgery -- 14 Babinski as Therapist -- 15 Pithiatism Versus Hysteria -- 16 Neurology in the Time of Babinski -- 17 Babinski's Public Image -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Joseph Babinski is best known for the 'Babinski Reflex' that all residents learn and nearly all neurologists, ER physicians and primary care physicians use at least once a day while seeing patients. The Babinski reflex is ascertained when a blunt instrument is run along the underside of the foot from heal to toe. When the toe curls under or does nothing, this is a good sign. When the big toe flexes upward and the other toes spread, this is bad and may indicate upper motor neuron damage to the spinal cord or brain disease.But Babinski contributed more to neurology than just a 'simple reflex test' and this book Joseph Babinski: A Biography provides a new look at his work, avoiding the temptation to join the ranks of his unconditional admirers and detractors. The authors stick to the facts of Babinski's life, tracing the sources in forgotten archives and the extensive library collections and, hopefully, exploring territory behind and beyond the traditional records. Above all nothing will be presented as true that cannot be proven with supporting documents
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Philippon, Jacques Joseph Babinski : A Biography Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2008 9780195369755
主題 Babinski, J. -- (Joseph), -- 1857-1932.;Neurologists -- France -- Biography
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Alt Author Poirier, Jacques
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