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This book has been written to be uniquely practical and valuable to all physicians who treat patients with brain damage. Presumably these physicians would include neurologists, neurosurgeons, and those interested in physical medicine. I believe that the authors have fallen short of their goals. They dispose of the theoretical aspects of brain function and dysfunction in twenty-three pages by presenting data which are in part controversial, and by using diagrams which are at times grossly oversimplified or difficult to understand. In the section on neurological evaluation of patients with brain damage, the presentation is much more lucid, and the succeeding
Evaluation and Management of the Brain-Damaged Patient.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:878. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-878_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(5):878.
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