|Title||Unpublished paper, 'An experimental inquiry into the treatment of tic douloureux' by W R [William Robert] Whatton |
|Description||Whatton writes on 'neuralgia facialis' [trigeminal neuralgia], providing an overview of existing research into the condition and its symptoms and presenting several case studies on its treatment. He suggests that the condition generally affects those of a 'nervous temperament, who possess an unusual degree of irritability'.|
Subject: Medicine / Neurology
Received 19 December 1833 [sic]. Read 31 January 1833. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An experimental inquiry into the treatment of tic douloureux'.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0092|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA2544||Whatton; William Robert (1790 - 1835)||1790 - 1835|
|NA6616||Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist||1779 - 1869|