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December 1924

International Clinics.

Arch NeurPsych. 1924;12(6):738. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1924.02200060139013

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This volume maintains the high standard long ago established for these publications. The contents are divided into six sections: "Public Health and Hygiene," six papers; "Diagnosis and Treatment," seven lectures or papers; "Medicine," four papers; "Pediatrics," one paper; "Surgery," one paper; "Obstetrics," one paper.

Of direct interest to neurologists are a lecture on tic by Morris Grossman, a paper on the parkinsonian syndrome by Alfred Gordon and a paper by Van Leeuwen of Leiden on recent advances in the treatment of bronchial asthma, hay-fever, urticaria, eczema, Quincke's edema, migraine and epilepsy. Concerning the last two, the author says: "In any case the fact that allergy may sometimes result in attacks of epilepsy and migraine is not to be denied," but he does not claim brilliant results from anti-allergic treatment of these disorders.

Many of the other papers are interesting and instructive. This volume, like its predecessors, is of value to