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To the Editor:—
In January of 1949, we had hoped to publish the first issue of The Journal of The Neurological Sciences. It has been our thought that with the increasing numbers of practitioners and investigators entering the fields of neurology, psychiatry and neurosurgery, there was much need for a single organ to deal not only with the clinical sciences, but to correlate these with essential developments in the basic neurologic sciences. Now we have decided that it would be unwise to publish this journal at this time.We believe that the reasons for not publishing this journal will be interesting to all members of the American Medical Association because the circumstances which prevail on us to withhold publication will undoubtedly influence all publishers of medical and scientific literature, and thus will have a decided effect on this literature, to physicians, in the forseeable future.It is not news to
Thomas CC. MEDICAL SCIENCE PUBLISHING. JAMA. 1949;139(6):397. doi:10.1001/jama.1949.02900230051020
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