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February 10, 1940

Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Manual for Nurses

JAMA. 1940;114(6):517. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810060063029

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In a competent fashion the author discusses the anatomy of the eye, ear, nose and throat. He devotes a great deal of attention to the common diseases of these regions. At the end of the various chapters are questions relating to the material covered. The proper knowledge of the answers presumably would mean that the student nurse had a good understanding of the various details discussed in the text. There follows then the discussion of the care and treatment of eye, ear, nose and throat conditions and finally the technic of assisting the surgeon in these regions. This part is particularly valuable. Reproductions of photographs show the instruments which are used, which should be of great value to supervisors and senior nurses as well as informative for the younger group. In the hands of those who devote time to the teaching of nurses a manual of this character should be

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