Book Reviews
March 1925

The Practical Medicine Series

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Vol. 3. The Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Edited by C. L. Mix, M.D., editor in chief; Casey A. Wood, CM., M.D.; C. P. Small, M.D.; Albert H. Andrews, M.D., and G. E. Shambaugh, M.D. Price, $2.00. Chicago: The Year Book Publishers, 1924.

Am J Dis Child. 1925;29(3):431. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1925.04120270132013

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This volume, while of interest to the specialist in this line, is of value to all practitioners whatever their especial field. The authors have made no effort to present a textbook. Instead, the presentation is a medical digest covering the work and thought of the world during the last year. Consequently, the reader is expected to bring to its pages a comprehensive knowledge of the basic information about which this book is written. At the same time its material is presented in a manner so clear and so simply worded, that the undergraduate or the practitioner formerly uninterested will find it readily intelligible. In every case, full credit is given to the author and to the journal in which his work appeared. The value of every article is greatly enhanced by the interpolated explanations or criticisms of the editors. Much attention is given to focal infections; their recognition and treatment,

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