Revised by Milton J. Ballin, M.D., Ph.B., Attending Oto-Rhino-Laryngologist, Bronx Hospital, New York City. Sixth edition. Cloth. Price, $10. Pp. 776, with 302 illustrations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1926.
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This textbook contains a vast amount of solid information based on the enormous clinical observations of a master. Politzer, "who saw everything," leaves in this book a mass of authoritative material which can never grow old. The translator has tried to keep as much as possible the original text; a worthy effort to preserve it, as a sort of monument, to the great teacher. To do this, however, a price has been paid in that the literature of the last twenty years has received little attention; for the student who wishes a point of view abreast of the times, this is a matter for regret.
Politzer's Text-Book of the Diseases of the Ear. For Students and Practitioners.. JAMA. 1926;87(12):962. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680120072039