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In an era of multivolume and multiauthored texts, this small one-man book is a refreshing anachronism. By forgoing an encyclopedic format and confining himself strictly to essentials, Professor Walton has produced a concentrated and useful handbook. It starts with a section on history, physical examination, and laboratory evaluations, stressing not only the methods but the relative rewards and risks of various approaches and the thought process that must ensue if the collected facts are to lead to correct diagnosis and meaningful management. Next is a consideration of common presenting problems, such as pain, disorders of speech, disorders of mind, and
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Essentials of Neurology.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:989. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-6-989_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(6):989.
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