A Syndrome produced by Diverse Nocuous Agents

@article{Selye1936ASP,
  title={A Syndrome produced by Diverse Nocuous Agents},
  author={Hans Selye},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1936},
  volume={138},
  pages={32-32}
}
  • H. Selye
  • Published 1 July 1936
  • Medicine
  • Nature
EXPERIMENTS on rats show that if the organism is severely damaged by acute non-specific nocuous agents such as exposure to cold, surgical injury, production of spinal shock (transcision of the cord), excessive muscular exercise, or intoxications with sublethal doses of diverse drugs (adrenaline, atropine, morphine, formaldehyde, etc.), a typical syndrome appears, the symptoms of which are independent of the nature of the damaging agent or the pharmacological type of the drug employed, and… Expand
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