"Epilepsy: The Doctor's and the Patient's view"

Scope and Content

Letter from Dr. Robert Hughes dated 1 March 1960, with a Bulletin of Liverpool Council of Social Service, January 1960. This typescript bulletin includes an abridged version of Jefferson's talk titled 'Epilepsy: The Doctor's and the Patient's view', which had been given at the annual meeting of the Merseyside Epileptics' Association on 11 June 1959. The lecture is addressed to a non-expert but interested audience and covers the history of understanding of epilepsy, the phenomena of epilepsy and its contemporary treatment.