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Pediatric Neurosurgery: Surgery of the Developing Nervous System

D. L. Erickson, MD; E. L. Seljeskog, MD; S. J. Haines, MD
JAMA. 1984;252(1):107. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03350010067036.
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This multiauthored text, published under the sponsorship of the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), represents a contemporary review of the unique problems associated with pediatric neurological surgery. It is the first attempt at a comprehensive treatment of the emerging subspecialty of pediatric neurosurgery since the second edition of Matton's textbook in 1969 and is a much needed and long-awaited work. The scope is wide and the authorship diverse. Each author has reviewed his or her special area of interest, providing the reader with a current and detailed commentary on nearly all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery. The book is generally well written and well organized.

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