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The reissuance of this well-known text-reference is a welcome and noteworthy event for neurologists, neuroanatomists, and students of medicine.
The new edition is well suited to fulfill its purpose as both a textbook for the uninitiated student and a reference book for the practicing physician. Throughout, the book is organized to deal with the subject material at hand in terms of both the anatomy and its functional significance. The excellence with which function is consistently dealt with both in the text and in the illustrations makes this book especially useful to the beginning student. The author has accomplished this in one, well-illustrated, easily held volume which has included a great deal of recent data that have brought up to date our understanding of specific portions of the central nervous system.
The first four chapters are primarily oriented toward morphology; they deal with the development and gross and microscopic structure of
Hagstrom JWC. The Neuroanatomic Basis for Clinical Neurology. Arch Neurol. 1963;8(4):456. doi:10.1001/archneur.1963.00460040126013
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