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Ba·bin·ski

(bă-bin'skē),
Joseph F., French neurologist, 1857-1932. See: Babinski phenomenon, Babinski sign, Babinski reflex, Babinski syndrome.
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They reported the most sensitive test was an exaggerated patellar tendon reflex (94%), followed by the Hoffmann sign (81%), Babinski sign (53%), and ankle clonus (35%).
Babinski not only tore down Charcot's theories on hysteria; he also had a pervasive effect on how hysterical patients were perceived.
During his youth, Joseph Babinski lived through both the Franco-Prussian War between July 1870 to January 1871, and the Paris Commune uprising, with its sad end in May 1871.
Most studies find that teachers' self-reporting of their experiences with online mentoring is generally positive (for example, DeWert, Babinski & Jones, 2003; Herrington et al.
Harrington comments that Babinski 'would eventually repudiate his researches in this area, but his 1886 report became and remained a paradigm for a certain branch of the metalloscopy and transfer experimental enterprise that sought to develop the work along lines best characterized as "fluidist" or "bio-metallic"', (29) and she also discusses the work of Jules Bernard Luys, who directed the school of hypnotism at the La Charite hospital and claimed in a report of 1888 that 'it was possible to transfer between individuals, not only diseases (as Babinski had done) but also mental states.
All fulfilled the clinical criteria of the typical form of FA (1): age of onset before 20 and progressive cerebellar ataxia with dysarthria, areflexia, deep sensory loss in lower limbs, pyramidal weakness, and Babinski signs.
6 [degrees] C), obtunded female, arousable to painful stimuli with no Babinski or Hoffmann signs.
Babinski, MCIC has been named quality technical manager at Columbia Brewery (Labatt), in Creston, BC.
She had headaches, vomiting, gait unsteadiness, left hemiparesis, hyperreflexia and a left Babinski response.
In an economy where every B2B marketer is trying to do more with less, this book spells out how to reap huge rewards by better optimizing your existing leads," said Joan Babinski, vice president of marketing, Brainshark.
She is survived by her son Mark Ferguson of Holden, daughter Doreen and son-inA1/4law, (Stephen) of Albany, NY sister Anna Babinski (Chester) of Worcester, brother Joseph Weber (Joyce) of West Palm Beach, FL.
No one even attempted to elicit a positive Babinski sign