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John Hughlings Jackson : The Father of English Neurology

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An account of the life and work of Dr John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911), the English physician who, during the reign of Queen Victoria, pioneered the development of the specialty of neurology within medical science in the United Kingdom. Much of his work is still the basis of contemporary understanding of the dissolution of language caused by disease. Jackson was one of the founding editors of the journal, Brain. This book will be of interest to neurologists and medical historians.
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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 18mm | 399.17g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 27 halftones, 1 line illustration
  • 0195123395
  • 9780195123395

About MacDonald Critchley

Macdonald Critchley (1900-1997), C.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.P. (Hon.), spent his professional life as a neurologist at the renowned National Hospital, Queen Square and Kings College Hospital, London. He was a former president of the World Federation of Neurology, and the author of over 200 published articles on neurology and 20 books, including The Parietal Lobes, Aphasiology, and biographies of James Parkinson and Sir William Gowers.Eileen A. Critchley was trained in physics and mathematics. She was her husband's researcher and clinical assistant for over 30 years.
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