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January 14, 1939

Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Medical and Surgical

JAMA. 1939;112(2):176. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800020082032

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The appearance of a textbook in a seventh edition is presumptive evidence of its popularity. The work of the two Ballengers (the older of the two unfortunately dead for some years) has for a long time held a prominent place among standard works on otolaryngology. Although the present edition has about a hundred less pages than the previous one it is even more complete. By careful revision, obsolete and repetitious material has been eliminated. There has been some rearrangement in the presentation of subjects as compared with the sixth edition. In the present volume part one covers the nose and accessory sinuses instead of the ear. It includes chapters on clinical anatomy and physiology of the nose and accessory sinuses, surgical correction of facial deformities, epistaxis, rhinoscleroma, allergy, nasal neuroses, the etiology, pathology, symptoms and diagnosis of sinus infections and the surgical treatment of sinus infections. Part two is devoted

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