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Brown-Séquard : an improbable genius who transformed medicine / Michael J. Aminoff.
- Aminoff, Michael J. (Michael Jeffrey)
About this work
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
xiv, 356 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineBZP (Brown-Séquard) Open shelves