The Legacy of Tracy J Putnam and H. Houston Merritt: Modern Neurology in the United States

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Tracy Putnam and H. Houston Merritt co-discovered the effectiveness of Dilantin in controlling epilepsy, a dramatic find that is still invaluable today. Now, in this engaging volume, eminent neurologist Lewis P. Rowland, MD, tells the unique story of these two key figures and their outstanding contributions to science. Rowland reveals that Putnam was a brilliant and imaginative experimentalist, but he clashed with others--including powerful neurosurgeons--and ended up dying in relative obscurity. Merritt was the practical ...

The Legacy of Tracy J Putnam and H. Houston Merritt: Modern Neurology in the United States 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195379525

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