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Neurology of Infancy.

Neurology of Infancy. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This well-organized and compact volume is an important contribution in the field of pediatric neurology. The author has been wise to limit its scope to the first two years of life. He thus has avoided the need to include a vast range of neurological conditions which are common to both older children and adults and has been free to concentrate on the neurological problems which are peculiar to pediatrics. The first chapter, on the developmental anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, is especially valuable. It includes seven plates, each of which illustrates gross anatomy, histology, and the extent of myelinization in various areas of the brain and spinal cord for one chronological stage during infancy. The chapter on the neurological examination of the infant includes an excellent and detailed review of development during this period. The writing is concise and abreast of modern theory. While coverage of an http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Neurology of Infancy.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This well-organized and compact volume is an important contribution in the field of pediatric neurology. The author has been wise to limit its scope to the first two years of life. He thus has avoided the need to include a vast range of neurological conditions which are common to both older children and adults and has been free to concentrate on the...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6916
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1960.02070030867026
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This well-organized and compact volume is an important contribution in the field of pediatric neurology. The author has been wise to limit its scope to the first two years of life. He thus has avoided the need to include a vast range of neurological conditions which are common to both older children and adults and has been free to concentrate on the neurological problems which are peculiar to pediatrics. The first chapter, on the developmental anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, is especially valuable. It includes seven plates, each of which illustrates gross anatomy, histology, and the extent of myelinization in various areas of the brain and spinal cord for one chronological stage during infancy. The chapter on the neurological examination of the infant includes an excellent and detailed review of development during this period. The writing is concise and abreast of modern theory. While coverage of an

Journal

A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1960

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