Murray Grossman, MD
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Grossman M. Textbook of Neurology. Ann Intern Med. 1999;130:788. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-130-9-199905040-00026
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;130(9):788.
Bogousslavsky J, Fisher M; eds. 870 pages. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1998. $75.00. ISBN 0750699183. Order phone 800-366-2665.
Field of medicine: Neurology.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Medical students, residents, and practitioners seeking an introduction to topics in clinical neurology.
Purpose: To serve as a general textbook of neurology.
Content: The 52 chapters of this book are grouped into three sections. “Basic Principles of Neurology” reviews a range of fundamental, clinical topics, such as neurophysiology, neuroimmunology, and neuroepidemiology. The second section, “Neurologic Symptoms,” focuses on such common problems as neck and low back pain, disorders of gait, and aphasia. The core of the book is the section entitled “Neurologic Disorders,” which reviews such diseases as stroke, multiple sclerosis, tumors of the central nervous system, and epilepsy.
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