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June 1919


Author Affiliations

Sir James Purves Stewart, K.C.M.G., C.B.. M.D. (Edin.), F.R.C.P., and Arthur Evans, M.S., M.D. (Lond.), F.R.C.S. Second Edition. Oxford University Press, London, 1919.

Arch NeurPsych. 1919;1(6):804. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1919.02180060107006

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This is the second edition largely rewritten and revised by the authors, both of whom have had large war experience. This war, neurologically speaking, has furnished exceptional experience in injuries of the peripheral nerves and in the neuroses. There have been a number of books on peripheral nerves. There is no one book, however, which gives as much information and presents the subject as well as this small volume, for it not only gives in a brief and succinct manner the neurological and surgical aspects of the subject, but it also gives to the beginner an adequate presentation, so that for example, a ward surgeon or a young neurologist can get out of this volume all the information that he needs to enable him to examine, chart and digest injuries of the peripheral nerves.

The authors still adhere to the idea that regeneration takes place both from the peripheral, as