December 1969

Correlative Neurosurgery, ed 2.

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Burlington, Vt


By E. A. Kahn, MD, et al. Price, $31.50. Pp 648, with 347 figures. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill 62703, 1969.

Arch Intern Med. 1969;124(6):774. doi:10.1001/archinte.1969.00300220126039

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It is not too often (unfortunately) that one can pick up a medical textbook and become almost totally engrossed by it! This is simply another way of saying that this formidable appearing tome is an absolutely superb review of present-day neurosurgery.

While this book does not attempt to cover all aspects of the neurological sciences, it can safely be considered the most thorough, clearly written, and enlightening textbook of neurosurgery available today.

The quality of the material is quaranteed by the distinction of the contributors. As a matter of fact, to be fortunate enough to see in a single volume the combined efforts of Edgar Kahn, Elizabeth Crosby, Richard Schneider, Tryphena Humphrey, Kenneth Kooi, Carl List, and others is a guarantee of outstanding quality.

The authors have taken special care in the selection of their illustrations. Most remarkable and enlightening are the excellent anatomical diagrams which add immeasurably to

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