September 3, 1927

Die Ohrenkrankheiten im Kindesalter mit Einschluss der Grenzgebiete.

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Von Dr. Gustav Alexander, o. Professor der Ohrenheilkunde an der Wiener Universität. Second edition. Paper. Price, 39 marks. Pp. 399, with 115 illustrations. Leipsic: F. C. W. Vogel, 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(10):813. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690100075038

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The first edition of this excellent work was published in 1912. The size of the book has not been changed to any extent and the number of plates and other illustrations is about the same. The author has abbreviated some of his subjects, such as the functional testing of hearing, which were covered in greater detail in the other edition. Among the topics he takes up first are the anatomy and physiology of the ear, together with the various examinations usually employed in otology. The diseases of the external ear, the drum membranes and the middle ear are next presented, and these are dealt with rather extensively. Then follows the discussion of the inner ear and its diseases, with extracranial and intercranial otogenic complications. After this comes a chapter on traumatisms of the ear, and then one on malignant tumors which gives rather detailed consideration together with conditions accompanying systemic

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