Book Reviews
September 1950


Author Affiliations

By Roy R. Grinker, M.D., and Paul C. Bucy, M.D. Fourth edition. Price, $12.50. Pp. 1,138, with 515 illustrations. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E. Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill., 1949.

Am J Dis Child. 1950;80(3):527-528. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1950.04040020538017

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The fourth edition of this standard text has been rearranged and rewritten. While it has been revised by a neurosurgeon, the book retains its neurologic identity. The subject matter is clearly and simply written. It is illustrated by figures which can be readily understood. Throughout the book, careful attention has been given to neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neuropathology, as a basis for the discussion of clinical neurology. A noteworthy feature of the book is the extensive reference to the literature. A large bibliography, alphabetically arranged, is included. This makes easy reference to monographs on pertinent subjects. The technic described for neurologic examinations, including roentgen ray and electroencephalographic procedures, will serve as a guide for the most careful clinical investigation. The first part of the book is arranged anatomically, discussing the disorders of spinal roots and nerves, the brain stem and cranial nerves, the sympathetic nervous system, the cerebrum and the motor

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