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The Neurological Grand Round: room for updating?
  1. Mark Cossburn
  1. Correspondence to Mark Cossburn, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK; cossburnm{at}

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The Neurological Grand Round is wreathed in rite and ritual, often in a format little changed over countless years; as such, it risks a falling attendance and waning interest. Recent discussion in Practical Neurology1 has questioned, ‘For whom is the Grand Round for?’, asking whether it is to benefit consultants, trainees, patients or even students.2 In truth, it is all of these. For those passing through, such as students and junior colleagues, it is a baptism into the neurologist's approach: to spark interest, …

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