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May 1921

THE FORM AND FUNCTIONS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. An Introduction to the Study of Nervous Diseases.

Arch NeurPsych. 1921;5(5):632-636. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1921.02180290143009

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Abstract

"The function of the teacher is to teach, and to propagate the best that is known and taught in the world." (Matthew Arnold.)

In the words of the authors, "This work is designed to fill the gap between morphology and the practical requirements of clinical medicine. It aims to visualize the living nervous system, to make accessible an appreciation of its vital relations to the functions which go to make up life, as well as the defects in these relations which result in disease." This is the object of a work which is called, "An Introduction to the Study of Nervous Diseases." It is, however, a profound exposition of the anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, and an impressive demonstration of the fact that a philosophic understanding of the subject is a living part of clinical neurology.

The book is divided into fifty chapters and is profusely illustrated.

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