Von Dr. Kurt Singer, Nervenarzt in Berlin. Second edition. Paper. Price, 9 marks. Pp. 246, with 34 illustrations. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1926.
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This excellent little book is neither a compend nor a textbook. It contains sufficient information concerning anatomic and physiologic facts to remove it from the former category entirely and to make the work of diagnosis both logical and educational. It presents the symptomatology of nervous diseases in a grouping that shows the path to making a differential diagnosis with the chief symptom presented by the patient as the starting point. The first chapters deal with the general manifestations of peripheral and central lesions; all others discuss such symptoms as muscular atrophy, changes in reflexes, disturbances in gait, vertigo, tremor and headache. In this edition, the book has been largely rewritten and brought down to date. The work is well done and worth while; the illustrations are clear and simple, and there is an excellent index. The book should prove of great value to the internist and the general practitioner, for
Leitfaden der neurologischen Diagnostik: Eine Differentialdiagnose aus dem führenden Symptom für praktische Aerzte und Studierende.. JAMA. 1926;87(12):963. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680120073044