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May 7, 1960

Neurology

JAMA. 1960;173(1):119. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020190121033

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Abstract

This new edition of a well-known American textbook is a vast improvement over the previous edition (1949). The third author has added the indelible imprint of his meticulous care and sound judgment. The book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include the important advances in neurology in the intervening years and has been reorganized in keeping with those advances. In the preface the authors acknowledge the advice and consultative help of a large number of authorities who, in a variety of special fields, have served to make the text authoritative.

The volume opens with a chapter on the neurological examination of the patient which, for succinctness and coverage, is exemplary. It includes discussions on taking the neurological history; clinical examination, both mental and physical, of alert adults as well as of children and comatose and elderly patients; a description of special procedures, such as the withdrawal and examination of

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