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Dr. Elliott deals first with the diagnostic significance of neurologic symptoms and signs and later with specific diseases; methods of examination are not covered. The material covered in the separate sections is variable in quality. The sections on neuropathy, heredofamilial disease, neoplasms, and infections are serviceable. That on epilepsy is superficial and incomplete; that on vascular disease is spotty, and nowhere could I find a reference to or discussion of "transient ischemic attack," a commonly used phrase.
The organization of the material of a neurologic text is an extremely difficult task and often not accomplished to the satisfaction of all
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Clinical Neurology.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:633–634. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-3-633_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(3):633-634.
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