August 6, 1932

Les affections de l'oreille chez l'enfant.

JAMA. 1932;99(6):500. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740580068042

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This is, as the title indicates, a French translation of the excellent monograph published by Dr. Max Meyer of the University of Würzburg in 1930. This work was originally intended for practitioners in pediatrics. Beginning with a description of the method of using instruments in the examination of the ear, a discussion of its physiology follows. Diseases of the external ear are discussed and followed by acute otitis media, chronic otitis media together with tuberculosis and syphilis of the ear as well as labyrinthitis. The last chapters are devoted to traumatic conditions of the ear in the deaf mute child.

As indicated in the preface of the book, the subjects are taken up in a brief manner and from a practical point of view and should prove of great value to the pediatrician, particularly permitting him to diagnose many conditions before more serious complications ensue, thus giving him full opportunity

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