Neurology and neurosurgery

Graeme J Hankey
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04259.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

Several recent developments in the basic and applied sciences have been incorporated into neurological and neurosurgical practice.

  • Department of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.


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