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November 1946

Motor Disorders in Nervous Diseases.

Arch NeurPsych. 1946;56(5):607-608. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300220120012

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Abstract

The development in the use of moving picture films for educational purposes has brought out a treatise appropriately entitled "Motor Disorder in Nervous Diseases," by Drs. Ernst Herz and Tracy J. Putnam.

The work is composed of two parts, an "Atlas" in small textbook form and ten reels. The descriptive atlas, intended for use in conjunction with the films, consists of some 180 pages and is, in a limited sense, a textbook. The work consists solely of an analysis of disturbances of pathologic conditions in the motor sphere. The book contains elaborate and instructive material, clearly presented, of use both to the student and to the physician. The style, manner and form of presentation are such as to maintain the interest of the reader.

The films are finely executed. The subject matter is profusely illustrated in the book itself by strips from the series of films.

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