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November 3, 1917

Diagnostic Symptoms in Nervous Diseases.

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(18):1558. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590450078035

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This book covers the salient points and leading diagnostic symptoms of the principal nervous diseases, and makes it unnecessary for the student or physician who wishes to review his knowledge of the subject to undertake, on his own account, the usual laborious search through the larger treatises. The practical and systematic way in which the various chapters have been divided into definite clinical groups has been well worked out. Following these classifications, brief and instructive explanatory discussions of the different diagnostic signs are presented. The number of illustrations is relatively small, but those that do appear have been carefully selected with a view of conveying to the reader a clear conception of important but often obscure signs. The practitioner who has a general knowledge of the fundamental principles that underlie neurologic subjects will find the classifications and explanations presented an excellent guide in eliciting and interpreting practically all the important

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