IRVINE MCQUARRIE, M.D.
A survey of the literature on the subject reveals the fact that there has been a notable revival of interest in the problem of epilepsy during the past few years. Although the annals of medical history are replete with references to this bizzare convulsive disorder, there have been but two short periods before the present in which measurable progress toward solution of its problems has been made. The first of these was that in which the illustrious Greek physician, Hippocrates (460-347 B.C.)1 succeeded in dissipating the cloud of superstition that had previously enshrouded the disease and laid the foundation
MCQUARRIE I. Some Recent Observations Regarding the Nature of Epilepsy. Ann Intern Med. ;6:497–505. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-4-497
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(4):497-505.
Neurology, Seizure Disorders.
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