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Fundamentals of Neurologic Disease

Thomas R. Swift, MD, Reviewer
Arch Neurol. 2007;64(4):604. doi:10.1001/archneur.64.4.604-a.
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by Larry E. Davis, MD, with Molly K. King, MD, and Jessica L. Schultz, MD, 235 pp, with illus, $29.95, ISBN 1-888799-84-6, Demos Medical Publishing Inc, New York, NY, 2005.

This is a useful book written by committed teachers with vast experience dealing with medical students, the intended audience. The book strikes a balance between essential “how to do neurology” with details about individual clinical problem solving and specific diseases. The tables and figures are excellent, and the book is concise enough to be read during a neurology rotation. A few criticisms: I was unable to find a discussion of AIDS and human immunodeficiency virus, even in sections on central nervous system infections. Other quibbling points: parasympathetic innervation of the pupil is confused with sympathetic(p11); it is implied that brain imaging is not always recommended prior to lumbar puncture(p29); there is no mention of the atraumatic needle for lumbar puncture(p32); and the innervation of the intrinsic hand muscles is oversimplified.(p62) The glossary of neurologic terms is helpful and probably should be put nearer the front of the book. The index is useful but not exhaustive.

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