February 11, 1933

Lehrbuch der klinischen Untersuchungsmethoden für Studierende und praktische Ärzte.

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Von Prof. Dr. H. Sahli. Band III. Seventh edition. Paper. Price, 52 marks. Pp. 776, with 259 illustrations. Leipzig & Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1932.

JAMA. 1933;100(6):449. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740060065044

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The third volume of the series by Sahli on clinical methods covers a variety of subjects. It opens with a treatment of the methods of investigating the mouth and upper respiratory passages. Esophagoscopy, laryngoscopy and tracheoscopy receive adequate consideration, but bronchoscopy and opthalmoscopy are briefly discussed. The examination of the esophagus and discussion of the clinical conditions that involve the esophagus are given considerable attention. A well written chapter on examination of fluids and material obtained by needle puncture follows. The presentation of this aspect of clinical examination is quite full and is well done. The major portion of the book deals with the subject of neurologic examination. The author makes a plea that neurologic examination be not treated in a stepmotherly fashion, and that it be not separated from the general medical clinic as a thing apart. He emphasizes the important interrelationships of neurology to general medicine. Comparable in

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