Orthello R. Langworthy

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In studying the effect of electric shock upon rats (1, 2, 3) it became evident that the injury was in the main confined to the portion of the body that was traversed by the current. The, present paper is directed specifically to a study of the effect upon the heart since this organ is believed to be especially liable to injury in electric shock. The purpose(More)
The alternating and continuous circuits produced different types of lesions in the central nervous system. Hemorrhages were common after alternating current shocks and few hemorrhages were observed in the continuous circuit group. With both types of circuits at 1000 and 500 volts potential, severe abnormalities in the nerve cells were observed. These were(More)