We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Book and Media Review |

Review of Merritt’s Neurology, 13th ed

Michael J. Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP1
[+] Author Affiliations
1Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
JAMA Neurol. 2016;73(6):763. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1005.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


The first edition of this textbook was published in 1955, with H. Houston Merritt as its sole author. Over the years, it evolved into a book authored by many of Merritt’s former students and edited solely by Lewis P. (Bud) Rowland. For the present edition (ie, the 13th), the book has changed again, this time into a volume with 3 influential coeditors (including Dr Rowland) and 20 section editors. The increasing subdivision of editorial responsibility for books such as this, and for journals as well, is not surprising given the rapid advances in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, and such an approach has worked well for this volume. There are more than 180 authors—many of whom are acknowledged experts in the field—drawn from across the country and reflecting the subspecialization that has occurred within the general field of neurology.


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.