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July 24, 1948

Textbook of the Ear, Nose, and Throat

JAMA. 1948;137(13):1171. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890470071032

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This is a textbook designed for medical students; it should be of great value to the general practitioner. Among its finely illustrated pages are to be found practically every condition which might be included in otolarynogology. Because the authors appreciate the limitations of those for whom the book is intended, they adhere to a simple clear style which serves their purpose well. Essential fundamentals are stressed. The first section, consisting of five chapters, deals with general considerations under the general heading: "Introductory"; it is well done. The book is divided into nine sections comprising seventy-two chapters. Deserving of special mention are the previews which serve as a background or basis for the text which follows, and the one hundred and eighty-two illustrations, which are consistently of high quality.

Within its scope this is a comprehensive and complete textbook which has already gained wide usage and favorable recognition. The style, the

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