February 1940

Surgery of the Nose and Sinuses.

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By Harry Neivert, M.D. First Chapter of Volume VIII of Nelson Losse-Leaf Surgery. Pp. 236, with 205 illustrations. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1939.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1940;31(2):386. doi:10.1001/archotol.1940.00660010388015

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This chapter is a small volume in itself and is designed as the first chapter of a new section (volume 8) of the well known and deservedly popular Nelson Losse-Leaf Surgery series. The complete volume 8, shortly to be issued, will be entitled "Surgery of the Nose and Throat," with the remaining portion contributed by Dr. John D. Kernan, who is the author of the preface to the current chapter. Revision pages for the various volumes are issued to subscribers every six months, thus keeping the reader up to date in future developments of the subject.

The chapter entitled "Surgery of the Nose and Sinuses" is well done and the subject as thoroughly covered as it can be in the number of pages employed. Necessarily, extended discussions are eliminated, and the descriptions are brief, concise and well illustrated, as the 205 plates will attest. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are well

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