by Alumni: Medicine and health
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.
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.