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This small paperback was written to provide a study guide to be used chiefly in laboratory exercises in neuroanatomy. It was not intended as a substitute for a textbook, but as a brief outline in which the cardinal principles could be systematized. The second edition includes brief case studies which are popular with students and demonstrate the application of certain information.
The authors have provided some information on all parts of the nervous system, including its development. The number of text figures is small, but a brief atlas of Weigert-stained transverse sections has been placed at the back of the book. These illustrations are of good quality. The book is sketchy, concise, and largely descriptive. Very little attention is devoted to functional considerations. Such a brief text might be useful to the first year medical student for
Carpenter MB. A Correlative Study Guide for Neuroanatomy ed 2. Arch Neurol. 1971;24(3):285. doi:10.1001/archneur.1971.00480330113015
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