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February 1922


Arch NeurPsych. 1922;7(2):284-285. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1922.02190080135016

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This work is just what it obviously aspires to be: a safe and sane guide for "students and practitioners" in the pathology of organic diseases of the nervous system. We should be inclined to insert "general" before "practitioners" because none of the articles is sufficiently detailed for the expert, and there is practically no discussion of the many mooted points in this field. Indeed, in the broad sense the work is not at all a treatise on pathology of the nervous system; it is rather a handbook of pathologic anatomy. For instance, there is nothing on the pathology of aphasia and apraxia, of vertigo, of conjugate deviation, of the Argyll Robertson pupil, of the automatic bladder, of convulsions and a thousand other things in the pathology of the nervous system.

After an excellent chapter (49 pages) on the general pathology of the nervous system and its constituents (neuron, neuroglia, paths

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