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September 1947

Fundamentals of Clinical Neurology.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;38(3):413-414. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00900010422018

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In a small volume of 289 pages, and 96 illustrations, the reader will find an excellent introduction to clinical neurology. The subject is presented in an original manner and is discussed in two main divisions: examination of the nervous system and the anatomic diagnosis. The first part consists of a practical description of the examination of the patient, and the second, an explanation of the anatomy and the fundamental physiology of each part. A brief description of the commonly encountered disorders is added. The illustrations are taken mostly from Mettler's excellent "Neuroanatomy"; they are well chosen and are a considerable help to the text. While treatment is only briefly discussed, there is an excellent chapter on the examination of the spinal fluid with an interpretation of the findings.

This is a thoroughly practical work which should be of great service to the general practitioner and to the ophthalmologist, who so

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