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An Outline of Clinical Neurology

An Outline of Clinical Neurology This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract When neurology was a small and obscure specialty, it was taught as an exercise in pathophysiology. The pleasure of problem solving compensated for the lack of applicability in general medical practice. Today, even urologists and obstetricians take notice of neurology, and many more texts for teaching it are being published. It is ironic that the older of the two books reviewed here, An Outline of Clinical Neurology, neglects pathophysiology. List on list, table after table of signs, symptoms, and diseases are provided, but there are few explanations of mechanisms for future application. The diagrams, which correlate brain stem anatomy and function, are helpful, but the bibliography has not changed since 1958. In contrast, the larger, newer book by Dr. DeMyer is an introduction to neurology that will serve the reader for some time to come—provided he takes time to absorb it all. The author suggests one hour for every nine http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

An Outline of Clinical Neurology

Archives of Neurology , Volume 32 (2) – Feb 1, 1975

An Outline of Clinical Neurology

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract When neurology was a small and obscure specialty, it was taught as an exercise in pathophysiology. The pleasure of problem solving compensated for the lack of applicability in general medical practice. Today, even urologists and obstetricians take notice of neurology, and many more texts for teaching it are being published. It is ironic that the older...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1975 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1975.00490440090023
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract When neurology was a small and obscure specialty, it was taught as an exercise in pathophysiology. The pleasure of problem solving compensated for the lack of applicability in general medical practice. Today, even urologists and obstetricians take notice of neurology, and many more texts for teaching it are being published. It is ironic that the older of the two books reviewed here, An Outline of Clinical Neurology, neglects pathophysiology. List on list, table after table of signs, symptoms, and diseases are provided, but there are few explanations of mechanisms for future application. The diagrams, which correlate brain stem anatomy and function, are helpful, but the bibliography has not changed since 1958. In contrast, the larger, newer book by Dr. DeMyer is an introduction to neurology that will serve the reader for some time to come—provided he takes time to absorb it all. The author suggests one hour for every nine

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1975

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