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This book is made up of twelve divisions, each devoted to a discussion of a certain class of the various diseases of the nervous system. Each part is written by a different author, and the ability and knowledge of the various authors are sufficient recommendations for the book. The subject-matter is put very concisely, making it a work of value to the student as a reference book and to the general practitioner who is desirous of obtaining the important recent advances on the subject of nervous diseases, without having to consult works intended for the specialist. Special mention may be made of the addition of a new chapter without which no textbook on nervous diseases will be complete in the future, namely, that on the operative therapy of nervous diseases. This chapter deals with the topography of the cranium and its contents, the spinal cord and the peripheral nerves. The
Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten. JAMA. 1910;LIV(9):729. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550350065023