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Beard, George Miller.  [drop-title] The treatment of marasmus, whooping-cough, and debility in children, by electricity. [Detroit: E.B. Smith, 1874]. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 7, [1] pp.
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A paper "reprinted from Detroit Review of Medicine and Pharmacy, October, 1874" which describes Beard's method of using electricity on children with certain illnesses (he first experimented these techniques on dogs and rabbits), and the specific cases he treated.
        Dr. George Miller Beard (1839–83) was a neurologist who is responsible for popularizing "neurasthenia" — a weakness of the nerves brought on by urbanization and the increasing stress caused by it.
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Stitched leaves without wrappers; first and last leaf separated, some chipping and closed tears around edges. An ever-intriguing (and inevitably baffling) look at late 19th century medical practices.  (39386)   Please RESHELVE This.


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