By Roy R. Grinker, M.D. Second edition. Price, $8.50. Pp. 999, with 406 illustrations. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1937.
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As a textbook for students this volume should rank high, as the subject matter is arranged to meet the requirements of the students in an understandable way.
In a textbook on neurology, like one on psychiatry, it is a difficult problem to keep up with the times, as no branches of medicine are receiving more attention and more contributions from scientific minds than are neurology and psychiatry. This is true especially in the line of therapy. On perusing the different chapters of this book and noting the many changes necessary since the issue of the first edition, one must conclude that as an up-to-date textbook it can be recommended. The author has reviewed the recent literature rather thoroughly on the subjects which have attracted those who have given the most time to research. The chapter devoted to the extrapyramidal motor system, as evidenced by the number of references at the
Neurology.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;62(4):719-720. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180150175011