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November 1, 1924

Technique chirurgicale oto-rhino-laryngologique.

JAMA. 1924;83(18):1452. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660180070040

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This is the second volume of this excellent work covering the nasal fossa, the nasopharynx and the accessory sinuses. The entire volume is devoted to indications, armamentarium and technic of the various operative procedures. The illustrations, many of which are actual photographs, are profuse and are well chosen for their practical value. They convey to the reader exactly what the authors are trying to bring out. The text is briefly written, in fact, outlined, and contains little of a superfluous nature. Besides the actual operative procedures, the authors have deftly described and illustrated such valuable methods as inserting a postnasal tampon, and digital examination of the postnasal space. Differing somewhat from our American textbooks, twenty-eight pages are devoted to the subject of adenoids. It is to be noted that one operative procedure, said to be original with Moure, is illustrated profusely throughout the book, either in its original technic or

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