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December 1957

Modem Therapy in Neurology

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1957;78(6):602. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1957.02330420062012

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"Modern Therapy in Neurology" discusses in detail the specific therapies of neurology, but perhaps more important by far is the strong emphasis placed on the plans for general management of the various neurological disorders. The amalgamation of the concepts of the "next step" in neurological therapy has been difficult, and this volume does much to give it impetus.

The cooperation of twenty-two authors has been enlisted by the editor to discuss under broad headings the therapy of infections, trauma, vascular disease, etc. Care has been taken to cover the therapy of all phases of the various disease processes and the complications which accompany them.

The sections covering cerebrovascular disease, seizure disorders, demyelinating disease, and basal ganglia are of special interest not only because they are the commonest disorders in neurology but because of the well-outlined program of management presented. These programs include not only the important pharmacological agents for therapy