Clinical neuromythology and other arguments and essays, pertinent and impertinent / by William M. Landau.

Title
Clinical neuromythology and other arguments and essays, pertinent and impertinent / by William M. Landau.
Author
Landau, William M.
Publication
Armonk, NY : Futura Pub. Co., c1998.

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Description
xix, 556 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Genre/Form
  • Collected Work.
  • Essays.
Note
  • A collection of articles and commentary authored or co-authored by Landau, some previously unpublished.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Preface / Robert B. Daroff -- Clinical neuromythology I: The Marcus Gunn phenomenon: Loose canon of neuro-ophthalmology / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Clinical neuromythology I: The Marcus Gunn phenomenon: Loose canon of neuro-ophthalmology: Swinging flashlight test / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology XII: Shooting backward with Marcus Gunn: A circular exercise in paralogic / R. M. Burde and W. M. Landau -- Reply to letter to the editor: Marcus Gunn pupil / R. L. Burde and W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology VIII: Upper and lower motor neuron: The little old synecdoche that works / C. G. Phillips and W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Is hyporeflexia a lower motor neuron sign? / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Denervation in paraplegia / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Neuroanatomy of the pyramidal decussation / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Cruciate paralysis / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Cruciate paralysis / W. M. Landau -- Discussion of J. Van Der Meulen, D.E. Denny-Brown, S. Gilman. Patterns of cortical ablations leading to dystonic postures / W. M. Landau -- Babinski's Reflex, Sign of / W. M. Landau -- Commentary: The useful enterprise of scratching baby feet / W. M. Landau -- Spasticity: The fable of a neurological demon and the emperor's new therapy / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letter to the editor: Dysfunction from defacilitation / W. M. Landau -- Spasticity: What is it? What is it not? In: R.G. Feldman, R.R. Young, W.P. Koella, eds. Spasticity: Disordered Motor Control / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology II: Parables of palsy pills and PT pedagogy: A spastic dialectic / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Baclofen for spasticity / W. M. Landau and R. G. Feldman -- Clinical neuromythology XIV: There you go again: The steadfast fad of fixing spasticity / W. M. Landau -- Muscle tone: Hypertonus, spasticity, rigidity / W. M. Landau -- Dorsal rhizotomy, a treatment of unproven efficacy / W. M. Landau and C. C. Hunt -- Correspondence: Selective posterior rhizotomy: Further comments / W. M. Landau -- Correspondence: Dorsal rhizotomy / W. M. Landau and C. C. Hunt -- Letter to the editor: Surgical management of spastic diplegia / W. M. Landau and C. C. Hunt -- Selective dorsal rhizotomy: Efficacy and safety in an investigator masked randomized clinical trial (Abstract) / J. F. McLaughlin, K. F. Bjornson and S. J. Astley -- Editorial: Early infantile surgery for birth-related brachial plexus injuries: Justification requires a prospective controlled study / J. B. Bodensteiner, K. M. Rich and W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology IX: Pyramid sale in a bucket shop: DATATOP bottoms out / W. M. Landau -- Special correspondence: DATATOP and clinical neuromythology IX / W. M. Landau -- Correspondence to the editor: Neuromythology IX and DATATOP / R. B. Daroff -- Is there a role for MAO-B-inhibitors? / S. Fahn and W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Selegiline / W. M. Landau -- Does selegiline monotherapy in Parkinson's disease act by symtomatic or protective mechanisms? / C. W. Olanow and D. Calne -- Does selegiline delay progression of Parkinson's disease? A critical re-evaluation of the DATATOP study / C. D. Ward -- The effect of deprenyl and levodopa on the progression of Parkinson's disease / C. W. Olanow, R. A. Hauser and L. Gauger -- Impact of deprenyl and tocopherol treatment on Parkinson's disease: DATATOP subjects not requiring levodopa / Parkinson Study Group -- Impact of deprenyl and tocopherol treatment on Parkinson's disease in DATATOP subjects requiring levodopa / Parkinson Study Group -- Neuroprotective therapy for Parkinson's Disease / W. C. Koller -- Chekhov's Lie / H. L. Klawans -- Letter to the editor: Mucking around with Peter Pan / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology VII: Artificial intelligence: The brain transplant cure for parkinsonism / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology X: Faithful fashion: Survival status of the brain transplant cure for parkinsonism / W. M. Landau -- Special correspondence: Tissue transplants for PD / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor addendum: More on tissue transplantation in PD / W. M. Landau -- Survival and proliferation of nonneural tissues, with obstruction of cerebral ventricles, in a parkinsonian patient treated with fetal allografts (Abstract) / R. D. Folkerth and R. Durso -- Clinical neuromythology III: Ataxic hemiparesis: Special deluxe stroke or standard brand? / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology V: Ataxic hindbrain thinking: The clumsy cerebellum syndrome / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Ataxic hemiparesis / W. M. Landau -- Discussion of I.S. Cooper: A cerebellar mechanism in resting tremor / W. M. Landau -- Correspondence: Lack of physiologic understanding of the basis of surgical treatment of parkinsonism / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology XIII: Neuroskepticism: Sovereign remedy for the carotid sinus syndrome / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology XV: Feinting science: Neurocardiogenic syncope and collateral vasovagal confusion / W. M. Landau and D. A. Nelson -- Reply to letters to the editor: Clinical neuromythology XV: Feinting science / W. M. Landau and D. A. Nelson -- Letter to the editor: An 85 year-old woman with a history of falls / W. M. Landau -- To the editor: Cholesterol revisited / W. M. Landau -- Analysis of the American cholesterol crisis / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: The great cholesterol debate / W. M. Landau -- Book review: The lipid hypothesis of atherogenesis by William E. Stehbens / W. M. Landau -- Guidelines for using serum cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglyceride levels as screening tests for preventing coronary heart disease in adults / A. M. Garber, W. S. Browner and S. B. Hulley -- Clinical neuromythology VI: Au clair de lacune: Holy, wholly, holey logic / W. M. Landau -- Letters: Atherosclerosis and stroke / W. C. Taylor and W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Causes of stroke / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Stroking the stroke prevention numbers / W. M. Landau -- Testing the validity of the lacunar hypothesis: The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study experience / R. Gan, R. L. Sacco and D. E. Kargman -- Influence of cholesterol on survival after stroke: Retrospective study / A. G. Dyker, C. J. Weir and K. R. Lees -- Inverse association of dietary fat with development of ischemic stroke in men / M. W. Gillman, L. A. Cupples and B. E. Millen -- Clinical neuromythology IV: Reflex dementia: Disinhibited primitive thinking / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Primitive reflexes / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Comparison of treatment with counseling is not a test of treatment for aphasia / J. Hartman and W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Aphasia therapy: More than just hand-holding / J. Hartman and W. M. Landau -- Treatment for aphasia; Etwas und so what? / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: "The Sterile Couch" / W. M. Landau -- Clinical neuromythology XI: Death after death: The presumption of informed consent for CPR, ethical paradox and clinical conundrum / A. Jaffe and W. M. Landau -- Reply to letter to the editor: Death after death / A. S. Jaffe and W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Prognosis and cardiopulmonary resuscitation in elderly patients / A. S. Jaffe and W. M. Landau -- Letters to the editor: Prevalence of multiple sclerosis / W. M. Landau -- Commentary: Chicken Little vs. science / W. M. Landau -- Commentary: Studies linking deaths to pollution are flawed / W. M. Landau, G. Evans and R. Slavin -- Humbug breast cancer follies: Odds ratios for the relative risk of truth: Unsolicited reportage from a board certified non-epidemiologist / W. M. Landau -- Hassler harassment: A rewarding hobby for type A personalities / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Hassler harassment / W. M. Landau --
  • Letter to the editor: Multiple sclerosis / G. Jester, W. Landau and R. Pisani -- Commentary: Health must include mental health / W. M. Landau -- St. Louis Regional Medical Center. St Louis / W. M. Landau -- Book review: The Crisis in Clinical Research: Overcoming Institutional Obstacles by Edward H. Ahrens, Jr., 240 pp., ill., New York, Oxford University Press, 1992 / W. M. Landau -- Jiggle-jogger-watcher's nystagmus / R. M. Burde, W. Landau and M. Stroud -- Viewpoints: The call for a constitutional convention: A con-anti-con-con dialogue / W. Landau -- Letter to the editor: Paranoid era / W. M. Landau -- Editorial: Neuroreality I: Dedicated demolition of the decade of the brain: The genuine threat to neurologic research from the animal radical right / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letters to the editor: Animal radical right / W. M. Landau -- Editorial: Landau-Kleffner syndrome: An eponymic badge of ignorance / W. M. Landau -- Reply to letter to the editor: Landau-Kleffner syndrome: Some suggestions / W. M. Landau -- Presidential address / W. M. Landau -- Physician, pheal thyself / W. M. Landau -- Letter to and message from the editor, Fred Plum MD: The editor edited / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor regarding Lincoln quotation on the cover of the journal / W. M. Landau -- Consummation to be wished, hopefully: It has been said / W. M. Landau -- A Rational Approach to Neurological Diagnosis -- On the art of neuro-communication / W. M. Landau -- The doctor's dilemma: Problems that do not go away / W. M. Landau -- Training of the neurologist for the 21st century / W. M. Landau -- Editorial: Strategy, tactics, and accuracy in neurological evaluation / W. M. Landau -- Graduation address: The doctor's dilemma: How to have fun while becoming rich and famous / W. M. Landau -- Letter to the editor: M. Menken, C.G. Sheps. Sounding board: Undergraduate education in the medical specialties: The case of neurology / W. M. Landau -- Caring for patient care: Artless observations about practice, price and profit / W. M. Landau -- Response to Clinical Teacher of the Year Award. Washington University School of Medicine Commencement, 1987 / W. M. Landau.
ISBN
0879936983 (alk. paper)
LCCN
97046589
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries