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Diseases of the Nervous System in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence. Second edition.

Diseases of the Nervous System in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence. Second edition. 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 book is that comparative rarity, a definitive work in its field. The first edition gained wide recognition for its authority, and the new volume contains additional material on such topics, among many, as hemorrhagic disease of the newborn and disorders of lipid metabolism. The first chapter is concerned with the examination of the nervous system, especially its modification in testing children. The various aids to neurologic diagnosis, such as roentgenography and electroencephalography, are also thoroughly described. The vast bulk of the book is devoted to descriptions of the various neurologic syndromes and disease entities. Throughout, the style is lucid, the references are numerous and easily accessible and the illustrations frequent and enlightening. One might wish for more material on certain psychiatric aspects of neurologic conditions, for example, the behavior disorders of children following head injury. But since such material is at the present time largely speculative and conjectural, one http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

Diseases of the Nervous System in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence. Second edition.

Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry , Volume 55 (2) – Feb 1, 1946

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1946 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6754
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300130095015
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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 book is that comparative rarity, a definitive work in its field. The first edition gained wide recognition for its authority, and the new volume contains additional material on such topics, among many, as hemorrhagic disease of the newborn and disorders of lipid metabolism. The first chapter is concerned with the examination of the nervous system, especially its modification in testing children. The various aids to neurologic diagnosis, such as roentgenography and electroencephalography, are also thoroughly described. The vast bulk of the book is devoted to descriptions of the various neurologic syndromes and disease entities. Throughout, the style is lucid, the references are numerous and easily accessible and the illustrations frequent and enlightening. One might wish for more material on certain psychiatric aspects of neurologic conditions, for example, the behavior disorders of children following head injury. But since such material is at the present time largely speculative and conjectural, one

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Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1946

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