[Birth of medical electricity].

Abstract

In the mid-eighteenth century Jallabert treated an hemiplegia using electrostatic electricity and published the patient's recovery. Immediately, physicians and clergymen started to use the Nollet's machine to treat many neurological diseases and published their results. The Galvani's constant was also a medical seism when he though the had discovered animal electricity. Galvanism entered immediately medical practice for a long time.

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@article{Renner2007BirthOM, title={[Birth of medical electricity].}, author={Claude Renner}, journal={Histoire des sciences médicales}, year={2007}, volume={41 4}, pages={353-8} }