Reviewer: Celso Agner, MD, MS, MSc (Michigan Neurology Partners)
Description: The development of neurological sciences in the past few decades has been unparalleled. Due to its complexity, summarization of its major features is, at the least, challenging. This four-volume set is an encyclopedic approach to the study of neurological sciences.
Purpose: The purpose of this book is to collect, in an encyclopedic format, the diverse facets of the neurological sciences, how to diagnose disorders, and how to treat them. These are challenging and worthy objectives that are entirely met by the authors.
Audience: The target audience for this book includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, and psychiatrists, either in the middle of their training or the beginning of their practices. The authors are leading authorities in the multiple fields of neuroscience.
Features: This book is a collaborative effort from experts in neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and neuroscience who deal with multiple complex neurological problems. In four volumes, the editors have compiled neurological disorders in alphabetical order. The pictures are of excellent quality, the references are up-to-date, and the index is extremely helpful in finding topics.
Assessment: This is a must buy for any library. The wonderful quality of the work, added to its well-written text and superb pictures, make this a new masterpiece of neurological sciences.