I. T. Draper
1973 Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry  
Book reviews Unfortunately the order cannot be relied upon. Thus, the section upon examination (chapter 5) begins with the 'ice water test' and 'sphincterometry' and only later in the chapter is the 'neurologic examination' reached. This arrangement and the descriptions of the tests would not help a neurologist plan the investigation of a patient. A further difficulty is that the sections on clinical disorders are arranged according to the level of neurological lesion involved, which is not
more » ... ful for clinicians who may not immediately think in the same way. Indeed some might not even consider the authors' classification valid. Multiple sclerosis, for example, in spite of the way it can present with acute retention of urine, is discussed under a subsection on disturbances of micturition entitled 'sensory motor neuron lesions' of 'insidious onset'.
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