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THEIR CAUSES AND THEIR TREATMENT
MEMOIR FOR THE CONCOURSE OF 1881–1883
WITH A SUPPLEMENT
OF THE EYE AND OF THE OCULAR MUSCLES
GEORGE T. STEVENS, M. D., Ph. D.
PHYSIOLOGY IN THE ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
Traditionem pondero, doctrinam respicio, sequor veritatem
PC341 584 1887
Dr. E. LANDOLT,
TO THE SUBJECTS OF
HAVE ENRICHED THE LITERATURE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY,
THIS memoir, which received, from l'Académie Royale de Médecine of Belgium, the highest honor awarded for the competition of 1881–1883, is now presented in the English as it was then in the French language.
The thesis for the concourse was, “Élucider par des faits cliniques et au besoin par des expériences la pathogénie et la thérapeutique des maladies des centres nerveux et principalement de l'épilepsie.”
Since this memoir was received by the Royal Academy, in December, 1883, many new views and experiences have presented themselves to the author, which he would have gladly included in this edition of the work.
This would have been inconsistent with the plan of giving it substantially in all particulars as it was submitted to the distinguished body which had already passed judgment upon it. It has been thought best to shorten the work in certain measure, and in