The effect of digitalis on the cardiac peripheral neuro-muscular complex
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The question of the action on the animal organism of the principles found in the leaves and flowers of Digitalis purpurea has long been one of absorbing interest. A glance at the long list of articles dealing with researches on the subject will indicate to some extent the detail with which this question has been considered. It may not seem obvious that there is any necessity for investigating this subject again. However, as long as there are details of the action of the drug which are not well understood, such investigation is pertinent. It is with the view of making more clear the nature of some of the details that the present paper is presented.