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September 7, 1929

Diseases of the Larynx Including Those of the Trachea, Large Bronchi, and Œsophagus.

JAMA. 1929;93(10):793. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710100055044

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This emphasizes the same purpose that the author outlined in his original edition, namely, "to provide a small practical manual for the use especially of the general physician and of the student." The author takes up the various subjects, such as surgical anatomy, examination of the larynx, congenital diseases, inflammation, syphilis, tuberculosis, tumors and neuroses. Diseases of the larynx and of the esophagus as well as the various operations are described, and an appendix in which formulas of various medication are given is added. In this edition the author has introduced many recent subjects which have been developed since the former editions. His style is clear, the illustrations are good, and the practical side of the subject is never lost. He also gives some valuable hints and offers many suggestions gleaned from his own experience. The book fulfils the purpose for which it was intended and should prove of great

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