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Casual observation and frequent "newsworthy" references in the press and media constantly remind us of the gradual shifting trend toward an older population. In his introduction, the editor comments on the need for new understanding and orientation toward the peculiar demands of the geriatric patient both in evaluation and treatment.
It was with this orientation that I anticipated new vistas of knowledge and efficacious treatment. Several chapters continued to encourage this thought. The very extensive chapter on neuromuscular disorders in geriatric practice was well written and full of detail. The approach was clear and noted the great frequency with which
Geriatric Neurology: Selected Topics.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:295. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-2-295_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(2):295.
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