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August 19, 1939

A Treatise on the Surgical Technique of Otorhinolaryngology

JAMA. 1939;113(8):710-711. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800330076038

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The author is well known in this country; he has been the guest of learned societies here and is highly respected as one of the leaders in his field on the continent. This work represents his personal experience with operative surgery. Under the circumstances, it is not strange that some of the interventions practiced by him are not the vogue in this country and that some of the procedures used here are not dwelt on. Nevertheless the volume has great value, because it represents the experience of a seasoned operator. What he has set out to do has been done exceedingly well. Each operation is discussed from beginning to end, by way of text, photographs and drawings. Preoperative and postoperative measures are considered as well. The author has no intent to teach technic by way of a book, but the printed page here does give in a superlative manner an

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