As might have been expected, the literature for 1919 is full of articles of a military nature having but little bearing on the work of a pediatrician. In addition to this most of the foreign journals have not found their way to this country.
Dean and Bunch1 have constructed a pitch range audiometer driven by electricity that covers the range of hearing in ordinary use without a break, enabling one to test out the hearing very rapidly. Both the pitch and the intensity of the tone are under perfect control.In an article on teaching the deaf child, Goldstein2 states that more than 2,000 children were attending the public schools of St. Louis, who had some form of speech defect, many of these, no doubt, being the result of defective hearing.Heilshon observed three patients who had lost their hearing from mumps.Blackwell3 divides earache
BOOT GW. REVIEW OF THE EAR, NOSE AND THROAT LITERATURE FOR THE YEAR 1919. Am J Dis Child. 1921;21(5):506-518. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1921.01910350093012