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July 1938

Handbuch der Neurologie.

Arch NeurPsych. 1938;40(1):225. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1938.02270070235026

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This volume of the "Handbuch" deals with traumatic, presenile, senile and circulatory disturbances of the brain and spinal cord. Marburg contributes an excellent section on traumatic diseases of the brain and spinal cord. This in itself is a concise, yet complete, discussion of the role of trauma in disease of the central nervous system. There is a lengthy and excellent discussion of circulatory disturbances of the brain and spinal cord by Hiller. This volume of the monograph not only is extremely well written and planned but is well illustrated. Among other features it contains excellent diagrammatic illustrations of the arterial supply of the brain and brain stem. Grünthal contributes a useful chapter on presenile and senile diseases. The book is excellent in all respects and can be highly recommended. It contains extensive bibliographies.

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