The members of this section, who are specialists in diseases of children, are far more conversant with the general conditions than I. I am more apt to see the special nasal disease, although I was in active, general practice for three years, and treated as many general cases as I could induce various public institutions and friends to entrust to me. For the past twenty years, since I relinquished general work, I have treated large numbers of children for special diseases, and have observed in most of them connections between the special work and the general conditions present. As the result of this experience I have arrived at certain conclusions which perhaps I may be able to present so as to be of practical value.
In the first place, the importance of the functions of the nose, its relation to other parts of the body, and its widespread influence when
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