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February 1950

A Textbook of Neuropathology with Clinical, Anatomical and Technical Supplements.

Arch NeurPsych. 1950;63(2):353. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1950.02310200161015

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Abstract

This book deals with neuropathology in its many aspects and presents the science in a helpful and practical way. Problems are avoided as much as possible, and a great deal of controversial material, so often found in other books, has been omitted. Little theory is included in these pages and the newer technics have been slighted, but what the book lacks in profundity it compensates for in scope.

All the conventional categories of nervous disease have been fairly adequately covered: degeneration, inflammation, tumors and vascular disease; in addition, good chapters are included on muscle diseases, malformations and deformities. Then, too, there is a chapter on syndromes in which 114 diseases or symptom complexes are briefly described. In addition, a chapter on neuroanatomy and another on laboratory technic are included, but they are not likely to be of much assistance except to point the direction one must take to follow the

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