HIRAM BYRD, M. D.; WALLACE BYRD, A. B.
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The list of independent observers who have recorded the arrest of remote dysfunctions by the interception of nerve impulses passing the sphenopalatine ganglion1,2,* has become so extensive, and the number of instances so great that it may seem a threshing out of old straw to emphasize the causal relationship involved. It is the mechanism which challenges inquiry. However, analysis of the mechanism is best begun by a careful scrutiny of the factual basis and the logical groundwork.
That these phenomena could be interpreted as due to systemic action of the drug or to psychic reaction of the patient may be
BYRD H, BYRD W. Experimental Studies of Nerve Impulses*: An Attempted Correlation Between Physiology and Symptomatology. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1020–1027. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-4-8-1020
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(8):1020-1027.
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