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June 1976

Eye Movement Disorders

Author Affiliations

Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(6):383. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780110095016

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Interdisciplinary cooperation is much in evidence in the timely appearance of this monograph. It provides a most useful basis for the practical clinical understanding of disorders of ocular motility by ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons.

The first two chapters are concerned primarily with a brief but informative discussion on the anatomy and pathophysiology of the oculomotor system, the latter term being used in its widest sense.

Chapter 3 deals with the clinical examination of the eye movement systems, including electronystagmography, providing the clinician with a well-organized approach to this sometimes difficult problem. Chapter 4 is devoted to a detailed presentation of all forms of nystagmus, both ocular and vestibular, as well as the associated non-nystagmic abnormal eye movements. Chapter 5 deals principally with the vestibular system, both peripheral and central, and the influence of disease of the systems on ocular motility. The final chapter is concerned with a classifying and

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