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Excellent! To qualify the appraisal is to risk the possibility of doing an injustice to a book that I unhesitatingly recommend to all physicians and physicians-in-training who see patients with altered states of consciousness.
The authors not only present, through exemplary case histories, a wide range of clinical disorders but, in doing so, outline a systematic and practical approach to the comatose patient that is predicated on a sound understanding of the relevant anatomy, pathology, and physiology.
If use and acclaim are testimony to merit, then unquestionably the first edition of this book has distinguished itself among residents-in-training and practitioners
The Diagnosis of Stupor and Coma.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:162–163. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-1-162_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(1):162-163.
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