Record

Reference numberRBO/8/60
Alternative reference numberRBO.8.206
LevelItem
TitleHypothesis showing the difference between 'Syncope' and 'Apoplexia' by Francis Spoleto, Professor of Medicine at the University of Padova
Date1695
DescriptionProposes that 'Syncope' arises from an interception of the motion of the blood in the heart, to which he assigns many causes; and 'Apoplexia' to stagnation of the blood in the brain and explains differing symptoms
Read to the Royal Society on 6 May 1695
LanguageLatin
Extent16 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/9/228 under meeting dated 6 May 1696
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