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December 17, 1932

Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord.

JAMA. 1932;99(25):2138. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740770068034

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This work, which is designed as a textbook to be used by medical students in neuro-anatomy, is on the whole well adapted for this purpose. The author has the ability to express himself clearly and concisely and has been able to present this difficult subject in a relatively simple and straightforward manner. Out of the mass of information now available concerning the nervous system he has made a wise selection of those facts which it is most important for the physician to know and has not confused the picture by presenting too much detail. The chief defect of the book as a textbook for students is the rather small number of illustrations, some of which are not very good. In a book of this size and scope it is not possible to present all sides of controversial subjects, but in the effort to avoid confusing the student the author has

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