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December 1942

Diseases and Injuries of the Larynx.

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Second Edition. By Chevalier Jackson, M.D., and Chevalier L. Jackson, M.D. Price, $8.00. Pp. 633, with 197 illustrations and 11 color plates. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942.

Am J Dis Child. 1942;64(6):1130. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010120170020

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Abstract

This volume, the old standby, "The Larynx and Its Diseases," with an altered title and generally minor revisions, will continue to fill the place of that book, now out of print. It has the authors' usual direct and lucid style and clear and well selected illustrations, including colored plates of Dr. Chevalier Jackson's superb drawing of endoscopie images.

Because of the authors' experience and balanced judgment, their conclusions may be accepted with few questions as the best opinion in the field. The book is not designed to be read only by the special student in its field, it is so clear, informative and free from technicality that it can be read with considerable profit by other physicians, especially pediatricians. It will help solve most problems concerned with diseases of the larynx; for instance, it describes over a dozen conditions responsible for congenital stridor and tells what should be done to

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