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Book and Media Review
March 2014

Review of Emergency Neurology

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina
  • 2Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
JAMA Neurol. 2014;71(3):374-375. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.6045

Emergency Neurology
Morris Levin, ed
161 pp, $34.99, ISBN 978-0-19-986285-6, New York, New York, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Emergency Neurology provides a concise and high-yield synopsis of common neurological emergencies. The book, edited by Morris Levin, MD, has a total of 32 chapters, arranged in 4 different parts. These parts deal with diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in neurological emergencies in adults, covering a broad range of conditions. There is a section on ethical and legal issues in emergency neurology, as well as another section on pediatric neurological emergencies. The book gives a broad yet focused overview of all major emergency neurology topics.

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