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”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

PENFIELD, Wilder Graves

5 entries
  • 4910.1

Epilepsy and cerebral localization: A study of the mechanism, treatment and prevention of epileptic seizures.

Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1941.

Penfield’s most widely recognized contribution was the gradual development of cortical excision as an accepted and valuable method of treating medically refractory focal epilepsy. See also No. 4914.2.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy, NEUROSURGERY › Epilepsy
  • 13808

The cerebral cortex of man: A clinical study of localization of function.

New York: Macmillan & Co., 1950.


Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › Epilepsy
  • 4914.2

Epilepsy and the functional anatomy of the human brain.

Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1954.

This comprehensive monograph on the mechanism and surgical treatment of epileptic seizures remains Penfield’s most substantial scientific work. See also No. 4910.1.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy, NEUROSURGERY › Epilepsy
  • 13242

Speech and brain mechanisms.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1959.


Subjects: NEUROSURGERY, Speech, Anatomy and Physiology of
  • 6623.2

The torch.

Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1960.

A romantic and inspirational historical novel about Hippocrates by the great Canadian neurosurgeon.



Subjects: LITERATURE / Philosophy & Medicine & Biology › Fiction