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January 18, 1930

The Mechanism of the Larynx.

JAMA. 1930;94(3):210. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710290064032

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This is the report, if one may so term it, of a stupendous research conducted over a period of ten years. There is a foreword by Dr. Max A. Goldstein of St. Louis, with an introduction by Sir Arthur Keith, conservator of the museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England, in whose laboratory the work was done. The author states expressly that his description of the mechanism of the larynx as set forth is purely unconnected, and not a research into the causes of pathologic disturbances of the human organ or as an aid to the singing master. To him it seems of the greatest interest to make this study from a biologic point of view and to consider man merely in his right place; namely, as a member of the animal kingdom. At the end of the book, however, a summary is given of the structure and function of

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