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Fragments of neurological history

Author: John Pearce
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of historical articles, which first started as a series of "space-fillers" at the end of scientific papers, has been expanded by the author and include several additional articles and biographical reviews. The reader attracted to medical and neurological history should find much of interest in these diverse topics.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Collected Works
Collected works
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Pearce
ISBN: 1860943381 9781860943386
OCLC Number: 51648235
Description: xvii, 633 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: An Overview of Neurological History; Anatomical and Neurophysiological Phenomena; Aspects of Cerebral Disorders; Dementias; Headaches; Epilepsy and Related Disorders; Cerebrospinal Fluid and Hydrocephalus; Strokes and Vascular Diseases; Ocular Disorders; Cranial Nerve Disorders; Diseases of the Spine, the Spinal Cord and Radiculopathies; Neuralgias and Polyneuropathies; Physical Signs; Genetic, Developmental and Congenital Disorders; Movement Disorders; Neuromuscular Diseases; Illnesses of the Famous, and Medical Truants; and other articles.
Responsibility: John M.S. Pearce.
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