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Cerebrospinal Fluid in Diseases of the Nervous System

Cerebrospinal Fluid in Diseases of the Nervous System 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 This new volume has been written to "summarize and interpret our expanding knowledge of the CSF, emphasizing data which are derived from patient studies and of special relevance to the understanding of neurological disease." These goals, although prodigious, have not only been achieved but surpassed by Dr Fishman, a respected worker in the field, in this important, well-written, and welcome addition to the literature pertaining to CSF. Although the title might lead the reader to view the book as nothing more than a catalogue or summary of changes in the CSF associated with various neurologic diseases, this would indeed be an unfortunate misinterpretation of the author's intent. Although containing such information, this book may in fact be considered to contain two separate, but closely related, sections. The first section, including the initial four chapters, emphasizes contemporary knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and pharmacology of the CSF, and details the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

Cerebrospinal Fluid in Diseases of the Nervous System

Archives of Neurology , Volume 38 (6) – Jun 1, 1981

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1981 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1981.00510060101032
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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 This new volume has been written to "summarize and interpret our expanding knowledge of the CSF, emphasizing data which are derived from patient studies and of special relevance to the understanding of neurological disease." These goals, although prodigious, have not only been achieved but surpassed by Dr Fishman, a respected worker in the field, in this important, well-written, and welcome addition to the literature pertaining to CSF. Although the title might lead the reader to view the book as nothing more than a catalogue or summary of changes in the CSF associated with various neurologic diseases, this would indeed be an unfortunate misinterpretation of the author's intent. Although containing such information, this book may in fact be considered to contain two separate, but closely related, sections. The first section, including the initial four chapters, emphasizes contemporary knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and pharmacology of the CSF, and details the

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1981

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