"Dr. Harlow's Case of Recovery from the Passage of an Iron Bar through the Head"

Dublin Core

Title

"Dr. Harlow's Case of Recovery from the Passage of an Iron Bar through the Head"

Subject

Gage, Phineas
Harlow, J. M. (John Martyn), 1819-1907
Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

Description

Henry Bigelow, a doctor, brought Phineas Gage to Boston to study from his accident. The article provides a summary of the Phineas Gage case with the inclusion of notes he made throughout the recovery. Bigelow notes this could be a "remarkable" case for brain injuries.

Abstract

A published account of Phineas Gage.

Creator

Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

Publisher

Lea & Blanchard

Date Created

1850 July

Is Part Of

Bigelow, Henry J. “Dr. Harlow’s Case of Recovery from the Passage of an Iron Bar through the Head.” In The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Vol. 16 no. 39, (July 1850): 13-22.

Format

text

Extent

1 article (11 pages)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

BoneBox_Gage_003_ref

Files

BoneBox_Gage_003_ref.pdf

Citation

Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890, “"Dr. Harlow's Case of Recovery from the Passage of an Iron Bar through the Head",” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2020, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25403.

Document Viewer

Transcribe This Item

  1. BoneBox_Gage_003_ref.pdf