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Neuroepidemiology. From principles to practice
  1. Alvaro Alonso

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    Edited by Lorene N Nelson, Caroline M Tanner, Stephen K Van Den Eeden and Valerie M McGuire. Oxford University Press, 2004, £49.00, pp 461. ISBN 0-19-513379-X

    Despite the valuable contributions epidemiology has made to the understanding of many diseases, most neurological disorders have not fully profited from the results of epidemiological research. Several methodological reasons could account for this omission. Firstly, the incidence of many conditions affecting the nervous system is comparatively low, preventing the recruitment of enough cases for epidemiological studies. …

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