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December 21, 1957

Précis de neurologie

JAMA. 1957;165(16):2137. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980340103033

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This is the sixth edition of a textbook of neurology that has long been familiar to French medical students. Much of it is written in the abbreviated style characteristic of the books known as "synopses" in English-speaking countries. For the most part, this edition has undergone a thorough revision. Clinical neurology is dealt with from the descriptive standpoint, as is characteristic of French neurology, with out the correlation of clinical material with anatomy, physiology, and pathology, such as is more common in English and American textbooks. The illustrations are not numerous but are, for the most part, helpful. Some of the roentgenograms, however, have not been well reproduced. Although there are many references to neurological literature, there is no bibliography and the index is inadequate. This book should prove to be an excellent source of information to all who are interested in present-day neurological thought in France. American readers with

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