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March 20, 2002

NeurologyClinical Trials in Neurology

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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edited by Roberto J. Guiloff, 542 pp, $199, ISBN 1-85233-239-5, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

JAMA. 2002;287(11):1463. doi:10.1001/jama.287.11.1463

Randomized clinical trials have changed the face of modern neurology. Over the past 20 years, a new armamentarium of effective drugs and procedures has emerged from clinical trials, including new therapies for epilepsy, Parkinson disease, stroke, spasticity, headache, and dementia. Dr Roberto Guiloff, of Charing Cross Hospital in London, England, has assembled 67 expert contributors, largely British, on the title subject of Clinical Trials in Neurology. Although the list is impressive, this may be a case in which less would have been more.

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