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February 1926

The Cerebro-Spinal Fluid in Clinical Diagnosis.

Arch NeurPsych. 1926;15(2):279. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1926.02200200132012

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This contribution from the National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic, Queen Square, London, brings to the practitioner and laboratory worker the best information on the cerebrospinal fluid. It is comprehensive, accurate, judicial; founded on a wide personal experience and thorough familiarity with what is being done both abroad and in this country. It is so arranged that the reader will not have to run through many pages of indifferent material in order to find what is of particular interest to him. And yet the book is so well written and so full of information that it will pay the neurologist to read it through.

The authors acknowledge their debt to Mestrezat, and even follow his method of presentation. As they say: the reader "may, in fact, only read through Part I on physiology and general pathology, keeping Part II on special pathology for reference, and leaving the technique (Part