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July 1931

Treatment of Epilepsy.

Arch NeurPsych. 1931;26(1):246. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1931.02230070252023

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Abstract

In the last two decades a great deal of research work has been done on the causation and treatment of epilepsy. Of the many books which have appeared, that of Lennox and Cobb, previously reviewed, is undoubtedly the best, for it presents in a concise and brief manner the scientific conception of the disease. It does not, however, discuss treatment at any length. This book serves that purpose. It has the added virtue of having received the helpful cooperation of Dr. Stanley Cobb and Dr. William Lennox.

The book contains about 300 pages. The first section of 119 pages gives a brief exposition of the etiology, pathology, diagnosis, prognosis, symptoms, prophylaxis and treatment. The description is just brief enough so that the student and general practitioner can get an adequate idea of the up-to-date points of view of epilepsy. Section 2, the balance of the book, discusses treatment. The subject

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