Experimental Researches in Cerebral Physiology and Pathology

  title={Experimental Researches in Cerebral Physiology and Pathology},
  author={David Ferrier},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={457 - 457}
  • D. Ferrier
  • Published 26 April 1873
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
left without aids to diagnosis beyond these which I have yet mentioned. The case which I have supposed is of the worst description as regards diagnosis. In actual practice you will find not merely the seven cardinal symptoms uponwhich we havedwelt so long, but otherminororsecondary symptoms, which, though subjecttogreat variations, often furnishvaluable corroborative testimony. These I can only name. They include delusions of every dye-aphasia, altered affections, sudden impulses, morbid… 
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    Handbook of clinical neurology
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  • Medicine
    Journal of the history of the neurosciences
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  • Psychology, Biology
    Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 2018
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