Education

Understanding Pain in 1872…

My colleague Francois Prizinski, went into work this morning, and his secretary,  Donna, presented him with this 1872 Physiology textbook written by Dr. J. Dorman  Steele.

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He proceeded to text me the following passage of how Dr. Steele made sense of pain and phantom limbs.   Dr. Steele may be one of the first individuals to realize that pain was a defensive response…

From the 1872 textbook Human Physiology by J. Dorman Steele, PhD.

From the 1872 textbook Human Physiology by J. Dorman Steele, PhD.

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