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December 8, 1923

Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten für Aerzte und Studierende.

JAMA. 1923;81(23):1979. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650230063040

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Hermann Oppenheim died, May 23, 1919. The sixth edition of his justly celebrated textbook appeared in 1913. During the last decade, neurology has made notable advances in many directions, some of them almost epochal in character. The task of bringing this book up to date has been undertaken by Cassirer, a pupil and colleague of Oppenheim, with the assistance of Goldstein, Nonne and Pfeifer. The new edition is materially larger, and has been modified both by correction of older views and by the addition of much that is new. The enlargements are especially noticeable in the articles that deal with war injuries, epidemic encephalitis and the extrapyramidal syndromes. The references to current literature, as in earlier editions, are exhaustive. The original style and wording have been preserved wherever possible, and the success of the revision can probably be stated no more appreciatively than by saying that the original standards have

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