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October 22, 1927

An Introduction to Neurology.

JAMA. 1927;89(17):1448. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690170072035

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The present edition of this justly popular introduction to neurology merits the same praise that has been accorded the previous editions. The subject matter is arranged in three groups. Chapters I to VII discuss the more general neurologic topics. Chapters VIII to XVIII comprise a brief account of the form of the nervous system and the functional significance of its chief subdivisions in general, followed by a review of the architectural relations of the more important functional systems. Chapters XIX to XXI are devoted to the cerebral cortex and its functions. The chapters on the cerebellum and sympathetic nervous system have been entirely rewritten; all the text has been carefully revised in the light of current research, and numerous references to important recent works have been added. The material is so simply described and so interestingly presented that much of the conditioned fear of the subject is immediately dispelled. The

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