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October 2, 1937

Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten in 30 Vorlesungen

JAMA. 1937;109(14):1148. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780400064027

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The author continues the custom employed in his previous editions of presenting the subject matter in a series of thirty "lectures." The material is divided as follows: three chapters on diseases of the peripheral nerves, two on the dyskinesias, three on muscular dystrophies and atrophies, one each on multiple sclerosis and on diffuse diseases of the spinal cord, four chapters on syphilis of the central nervous system, one each on arteriosclerosis of the nervous system, on encephalomalacia and on aphasia, one chapter (of only thirty-five pages) on tumors, inflammation and circulatory disturbances of the brain and the meninges, one on diseases of the cerebellum, two on congenital nervous diseases, two on "dysglandular syndromes," one chapter each on diseases of the vegetative nervous system and on epilepsy, three on the psychoneuroses, and one on the cephalalgias. Despite a certain prolixity of style, the author's presentation is generally clear and readable. Most

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