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April 27, 1907

A Guide to Diseases of the Nose and Throat and Their Treatment.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(17):1454. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520430066027

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This work is for students and practitioners who take courses at special hospitals for diseases of the throat and nose, and is the outgrowth of the author's lectures at the Throat Hospital. Section I is devoted to methods of examination of the upper respiratory tract: local treatment, and the general principles governing operations in this region. Section II on complications of the upper respiratory tract in relation to general medicine, while Section III, nearly a third of the volume, is devoted to the nose. The use of the Heryng lamp for transillumination of the antrum is illustrated with a colored plate. On the subject of spurs and deviations of the septum the author gives an unbiased description of various operations, including several by American rhinologists. Diseases of the throat and larynx are grouped in two large sections of the work, which concludes with an appendix on the notification and isolation

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