An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15478 entries, 13333 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: December 7, 2021

JACKSON, John Hughlings

10 entries
  • 4816

Unilateral epileptiform seizures, attended by temporary defect of sight.

Med. Times Gaz., 1, 588-89, 1863.

“Jacksonian epilepsy” is so called from the excellent account of unilateral epilepsy with spasm given by Jackson. Actually, Bravais (No. 4810) was first to note the condition.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy
  • 4537

Observations on defects of sight in brain disease.

Ophthal. Hosp. Rep., , 4, 10-19, 389-446; 5, 51-78, 251-306., 18631865, 18651866.

In this work Jackson showed the importance of the ophthalmoscope in the investigation of diseases of the nervous system. Reprinted in Med. Classics, 1939, 3, 918-26.



Subjects: INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Ophthalmoscope, NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Neuro-ophthalmology, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ophthalmoscopy
  • 4620

Loss of speech: its association with valvular disease of the heart, and with hemiplegia on the right side. Defects of smell. Defects of speech in chorea. Arterial regions in epilepsy.

Clin. Lect. Rep. Land. Hosp., 1, 388-471, 1864.

Jackson studied aphasia for 30 years. He emphasized its psychological aspects and laid the foundation for present knowledge of the condition, but he was ahead of his time and the value of his work was not recognized for many years.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Aphasia, Agraphia, Agnosia, NEUROLOGY › Movement Disorders › Chorea, Speech, Anatomy and Physiology of › Speech Disorders
  • 4621

Notes on the physiology and pathology of language.

Med. Times. Gaz., 1, 659-62, 1866.


Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Aphasia, Agraphia, Agnosia
  • 4697

On a case of muscular atrophy, with disease of the spinal cord and medulla oblongata.

Med.-chir. Trans., 50, 489-96, 1867.

First important account of syringomyelia.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Degenerative Disorders
  • 4547

On a case of paralysis of the tongue from haemorrhage in the medulla oblongata.

Lancet, 2, 770-73., 1872.

Jackson here described the syndrome consisting of paralysis of half the tongue, the same half of the palate, and of one vocal cord – “Jackson’s syndrome”.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4817

Case of hemikinesis.

Brit. Med. J., 1, 773, 1875.


Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy
  • 4586

Remarks on the relations of different divisions of the central nervous system to one another and to parts of the body.

Brit. med. J., 1, 65-69, 1898.


Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 10763

Neurological fragments, with ‘Biographical Memoir’ and ‘List of Dr. Hughlings Jackson's Published Writings’ by James Taylor.

London: Humphrey Milford & Oxford University Press, 1925.


Subjects: NEUROLOGY
  • 10764

Selected writings of John Hughlings Jackson, edited by James Taylor, with the advice and assistance of Gordon Holmes and F. M. R. Walshe. 2 vols.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 19311932.


Subjects: Collected Works: Opera Omnia, NEUROLOGY