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May 10, 1958

A Textbook of Clinical Neurology, with an Introduction to the History of Neurology

JAMA. 1958;167(2):271. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990190125035

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It is 31 years since the first edition of this textbook reached the American medical profession. Most, if not all, of the younger and middle-aged neurologists now writing were weaned in the neurological sciences on the earlier editions. Throughout the years this book has maintained a high standard. The writing is clear and lucid; the illustrations are well done; and the material is treated with the care that one would expect from a scholarly physician. In this edition the format has been changed slightly and the paper is not quite as glossy as that formerly used, thus making for a better reproduction of the photographs and for a greater ease in reading. The illustrations are essentially the same as in previous editions, except for an added illustration of electroencephalographic changes in epilepsy. Some additional references have been added. The author has, for several editions, included as a final chapter the

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