Peripheral Nerve Injuries

  title={Peripheral Nerve Injuries},
  author={A. J. Slessor},
  booktitle={Edinburgh medical journal},
Although in 1811 Charles Bell had dissociated the functions of anterior and posterior spinal nerve roots, and in 1822 Magendie had shown the anterior root to be motor and the posterior root sensory, up to the time of the American Civil War interest in peripheral nerves was centred Plainly in their histology. During that war, Weir Mitchell (1864) 0rganised the first hospital devoted solely to the care of central and Peripheral nerve disorders and injuries ; an acute clinician, he studied in… CONTINUE READING