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January 25, 1947

Introduction to Clinical Neurology

JAMA. 1947;133(4):277. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880040063042

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Outstanding teachers in any field are rare, and in a limited field like clinical neurology are even more uncommon. Gordon Holmes is one of the world's most justly famous teachers of his subject. Many an American has been fortunate enough to benefit by a clerkship under Dr. Holmes at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases at Queen Square and to enjoy weekly ward rounds with him. To those this book will rekindle many fond memories. Here set forth in concise clear statements, which have always characterized the English clinical neurologists, are the many things which Gordon Holmes by word and deed taught us. This book will prove valuable, as well as enjoyable, to every one; but the young student of neurology in particular will benefit from this excellent introductory textbook by the master of the subject. It is not a textbook of clinical neurology. Disease entities, diagnosis and treatment are

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