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March 1977

Paediatric Neurology for the Clinician

Arch Neurol. 1977;34(3):201. doi:10.1001/archneur.1977.00500150087022

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This volume by Dr Gordon includes 280 pages in single column in 15 chapters. There are 85 photographs, the majority of which are well chosen and of high quality, and set quite appropriately in size and position by the publisher.

A lengthy list of up-to-date references follows each chapter. The references are appropriately selected from the literature and provides one of the stronger points of the volume. The book is written primarily for the pediatrician in practice.

Chapter 1 outlines the method of neurological examination of the infant and young child in the conventional fashion and is reasonably well done. The major deficit of this chapter is that it does not emphasize which of the various examination techniques are most useful and most important. The second chapter is a discussion of symptoms and signs as they appear in children with neurological disorders. One might take issue with the statement herein

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