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September 28, 1895

Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System. Delivered at the National Hospital for the Paralyzed and Epileptic, London

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by W. R. Gowers, M.D., F. R. S. 8vo., pp. 279. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. 1895. Chicago: E. H. Colegrove & Co. Price, $2.

JAMA. 1895;XXV(13):552. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430390038018

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Abstract

These lectures have been reprinted from various English medical journals with the exception of two, which were printed in the International Medical Magazine, of Philadelphia. There are twenty lectures in the series, as follows: Principles of Diagnosis of Diseases of the Nervous System; Mistaken Diagnosis; Argyria; Syphilitic Hemiplegia; Bulbar Paralysis; Facial Paralysis; Facial Contraction with Palsy; Acute Ascending Myelitis; Locomotor Ataxia ½; the Foot Clonus and its Meaning; Syringomyelia; Treatment of Muscular Contraction; the Infantile Cause of Epilepsy ½; Neuralgia, Lead Palsy, Saturnine Tabes; Optic Neuritis,½.

The authoritative position of Gowers and his international reputation make it a work of supererogation for the reviewer to commend anything to which his name is attached, but while we commend the lectures and pay due deference to the great master who has prepared them, we extremely regret that there is no index in the volume, which is otherwise admirably printed. The

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