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Electroencephalography in Clinical Practice.

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By SCHWAB ROBERT S.. , M.D., Director of the Brain Wave Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate in Neurology, Harvard Medical School. 195 pages; 16.5 X 25.5 cm. W. B. Saunders Company; , Philadelphia: . 1951.. Price, $6.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(1):258. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-35-1-258_1
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This monograph is a useful addition to the small but growing list of texts on electroencephalography. "Primarily intended for neurologists, internists, psychiatrists, and neurosurgeons," the author states that it is not a manual for the electroencephalographer. Within these limits, however, the purpose of the book "to discuss the uses and limitations of electroencephalography in the diagnosis and study of diseases of the nervous system" is well achieved. A very happy selection of illustrations and case examples coupled with clear diagrams makes the text a pleasure to read.

The discussion of neurophysiology is brief but the emphasis on electrical field spread


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