An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16011 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 19, 2024

BASTIAN, Henry Charlton

5 entries
  • 5344.2

On the structure and nature of the Dracunculus or Guinea worm.

Trans. Linn. Soc., 24, 101-34, 1863.

First detailed description.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › DISEASES DUE TO METAZOAN PARASITES › Guinea Worm Disease (Dracunculiasis), PARASITOLOGY › Helminths › Parasitic Worms, ZOOLOGY › Helminthology
  • 4622

On the various forms of loss of speech in cerebral disease.

Brit. for. Med.-chir. Rev., 43, 209-36, 1869.

Bastian’s first important paper on aphasia. His axiom “We think in words” explains his whole work on the subject. See also his later paper on pp. 470-92 of the same volume.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Aphasia, Agraphia, Agnosia, Speech, Anatomy and Physiology of › Speech Disorders
  • 4570

Paralyses, cerebral, bulbar and spinal.

London: H. K. Lewis, 1886.

Bastian was one of the founders of English neurology. He is remembered for “Bastian’s law” (see No. 4577).



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4577

On the symptomatology of total transverse lesions of the spinal cord, with special reference to the condition of the various reflexes.

Med.-chir. Trans., 73, 151-217, 1890.

“Bastian’s law”, transverse lesion of the cord above the lumbar enlargement results in the abolition of the tendon reflexes of the lower extremities.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Spinal Cord
  • 4629

A treatise on aphasia and other speech defects.

London: H. K. Lewis, 1898.

Bastian localized the auditory and visual centers, and he described word-blindness and word-deafness. (See also No. 4622.)



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Aphasia, Agraphia, Agnosia, PSYCHOLOGY › Cognitive Disorders, Speech, Anatomy and Physiology of › Speech Disorders