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Author Critchley, Macdonald

Title John Hughlings Jackson : father of English neurology / Macdonald Critchley, Eileen A. Critchley
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1998

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; 1. The Jackson Family Background; 2. Maternal Ancestry -- the Hughlings; 3. Early Education and Life As a Medical Student; 4. Leaving Yorkshire for London; 5. The Cholera Epidemic in London, 1862; 6. First Neurological Papers; 7. Herbert Spencer, Evolution and Dissolution, and the Hierarchy of the Nervous System; 8. The Epilepsies; 9. Jackson's Writings on the Falling Sickness Reviewed; 10. Jackson As Morbid Anatomist; 11. The Cerebellum; 12. Aphasia: The Early Researches of Broca and Jackson; 13. Further Work on Aphasia; 14. Jackson's Final Writings on Aphasiology
Summary This book traces the life and scientific career of Dr. John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911), the English physician who pioneered the development of neurology as a medical specialty during the reign of Queen Victoria. Jackson made a number of scientific discoveries in several areas of higher nervous activity and language, and contributed greatly to the study of various types of epilepsy. He isolated the form of epilepsy associated with localized convulsive seizures, known as Jacksonian epilepsy. His research on epilepsy stretched across a broad spectrum and included uncinate attacks, intellectual
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index
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Subject Jackson, J. Hughlings (John Hughlings), 1835-1911.
Jackson, J. Hughlings (John Hughlings), 1835-1911 [MESH]
Jackson, J. Hughlings, (1835-1911) (John Hughlings) [MESH]
Jackson, J. Hughlings (John Hughlings), 1835-1911
Jackson, John Hughlings, (1835-1911)
Jackson, John Hughlings.
Gro├čbritannien Consulate Frankfurt am Main
Neurologists -- Great Britain -- Biography
Neurology.
Neurology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Medical.
Neurology
Neurologists
Biografie
Neurologie
Neurologues -- Grande-Bretagne -- Biographies.
Great Britain
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Critchley, Eileen A
ISBN 1423738284
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