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This is the third edition of what has been a popular neurologic vade mecum in England. It has not achieved the same success in the United States, which is really unfortunate.
It is extremely difficult to cull from the vast and constantly expanding mass of neurologic knowledge that which one might consider to be the essentials for both the medical student and the family practitioner. Few such attempts have ever been successful. There is, of course, always the danger that dogmatism and anecdotalism will diminish the value of such "core" packages.
The present volume seems to have succeeded to an unusually high degree by combing the right doses of anatomy and physiology with sensible and remarkably up-to-date clinical considerations. Since no claim is made for completeness—as reflected in the well chosen title of Lecture Notes rather than "an introduction of neurology"—it would be pointless to pick at certain areas for
Poser CM. Lecture Notes on Neurology, ed 3. Arch Intern Med. 1972;129(2):367–368. doi:10.1001/archinte.1972.00320020211022
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