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October 1929

Recent Advances in Neurology.

Arch NeurPsych. 1929;22(4):863. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1929.02220040218024

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This volume presents a résumé of recent advances in neurology. In a small book of this kind it would have been impossible for the authors to have taken up every phase of such progress. As it is they have made an excellent selection. The subjects by chapters are as follows: The Circulation of the Cerebrospinal Fluid; Diagnosis of Spinal Block; Intracranial Tumour; Path of the Visual Fibres. Visual Defects with Special Reference to Intracranial Tumours; The Treatment of Increased Intracranial Pressure by Means of Hypertonic Solutions; The Regulation of the Cerebral Circulation; Intracranial Aneurysm; Posture and Tonus; Paraplegia and Hemiplegia; The Cerebellum; Extrapyramidal Syndromes; The Pituitary and the Hypothalamus; Conditioned Reflexes; Sleep, Normal and Pathological; Sensation; Neurotropic Viruses; Epidemic Encephalitis; Miscellaneous Neurological "Diseases" of Recent Description; The Intravertebral Treatment of Diseases of the Central Nervous System; Miscellaneous Therapeutic Advances; X-Ray Treatment of Diseases of the Nervous System, and Cerebrospinal Fluid