Claude Bernard

Claude Bernard

by Michael Foster
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9781290544146
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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Ill Early Labours BY his appointment as preparateur to Magendie Bernard was fairly started on the career of an experimental physiologist. Outside his duties at the College de France, he had to devote some time to the delivery of private courses of lectures in order to eke out his slender income ; the rest he gave up to research, his investigations being carried on chiefly if not exclusively in some place or other which he had temporarily fitted up as a private laboratory, or in the chemical laboratory of one or other of his friends. There was not room for him, it would appear, to conduct his own private work in the laboratory of the College de France. In May, 1843, he published his first communication, "Recherches anatomiques et physiologiques sur la corde du tympan, pour servir a 1'histoire de 1'hemiplegie faciale," : followed, in December of the same year by his "These pour le Doctorat en medecine" having for title " Du sue gastrique et de son role dans la nutrition." The work on the chorda tympani, in which we may recognise the influence of Magendie's long continued labours on the functions of nerves, is in part anatomical and in part physiological. The former part is one of the many illustrations of Bernard's exact and extensive anatomical knowledge, in acquiring which he was greatly aided by 1" Annales medico-psychologiques," I., 1843, p. 408. his remarkable manual dexterity in dissection, a knowledge and dexterity which some years later was displayed in his contributions to Huette's popular work on surgical anatomy. In the physiological part he deals chiefly with the relations of the nerve to taste and hearing ; and it is interesting to note that though he was destinedhereafter to carry out many important researches, of which the action of the chorda tympani ...

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