March 1944

Office Treatment of the Nose. Throat and Ear.

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By A. R. Hollender, M.D., Associate Professor of Laryngology, Rhinology and Otology, University of Illinois College of Medicine. Price, $5. Pp. 480, with 120 illustrations. Chicago: Year Book Publishers, Inc., 1943.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1944;73(3):268. doi:10.1001/archinte.1944.00210150071012

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This is an attractive book which physicians and medical students will be glad to know. The author says that a large number of diseases of the nose, throat and ear should be treated at the office rather than in the hospital, and he proceeds to describe each of these and how they should be managed.

He has divided his subject-matter into two parts; The first gives a general survey of the field and an account of the available therapeutic measures; the second describes technics to be utilized. The whole makes up an excellent handbook, practical as can be.

The illustrations in the technical section are unusually good, so that one can readily see how the different tools that the modern otolaryngologist has at his command should be manipulated. The writing throughout is simple and unaffected, and the author's meaning is always understandable. At the end of each of the twenty-three

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