Marketing the machine: the construction of electrotherapeutics as viable medicine in early Victorian England.

Abstract

In 1863, Desmond Fitz-gerald, the editor of The Electrician, a popular electrical magazine, responded to his readers' frequent requests for more information about the medical uses of electricity with an editorial on the subject. He claimed that electrotherapy was by then a well-attested form of medical treatment and singled out Dr Golding Bird as one of… (More)

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@article{Morus1992MarketingTM, title={Marketing the machine: the construction of electrotherapeutics as viable medicine in early Victorian England.}, author={Iwan Rhys Morus}, journal={Medical History}, year={1992}, volume={36}, pages={34 - 52} }