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Books by Alumni: Medicine and health

image: Class Notes headlineWilliam C. Dement, MD'55, PhD'58, The Promise of Sleep (Delacorte Press). A combination medical self--help book and career retrospective, this book focuses on the national sleep crisis. Dement writes about sleep--deprived drivers and incidents such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the Challenger space shuttle explosion, explaining that sleep disorders remain undiagnosed and untreated in most cases.

Joseph H. Friedman, AB'69, Primary Care Neurology (Butterworth--Heinnemann Press). This guide to clinical neurology offers primary--care providers ways to recognize and manage common problems. Friedman includes guides on referrals to specialty care.

 

 

 

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