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For readers without sufficient time to labor through lengthy book reviews, my message is brief. The Textbook of Clinical Neuropharmacology is a very good book. The reader who needs to know something on the biochemical basis of many neurologic disorders and their treatment should buy this book. The authors, all from Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center in Chicago, have been economic in their definition of neuropharmacology: the treating of neurologic disease by chemical means. The chapters generally deal with neurologic and psychiatric illnesses except those the authors exclude. The exclusions include nervous system infections, malignancies, and trauma of the brain and
Textbook of Clinical Neuropharmacology.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:275–276. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-275_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(2):275-276.
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