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November 10, 1956

Otolaryngology. Volumes 1-5; General Index

JAMA. 1956;162(11):1097-1098. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970280077030

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Attractive in appearance, beautifully illustrated, and smoothly edited, this large work consists of the contributions of 118 distinguished specialists in fields relating to the ear, nose, and throat.

Volume 1 deals especially with the anatomy, physiology, anomalies, and diseases of the external ear; with otitis media; and with tinnitus, vertigo, and deafness. Volume 2 continues with otosclerosis and fenestration, mastoiditis and mastoidectomy, audiology and the rehabilitation of the deaf, and the treatment of certain tumors and infections. Volume 3 deals mainly with the nose and the accessory sinuses, their diseases (including allergies), and their surgical and radiological treatment. Volume 4 is devoted mainly to the mouth, pharynx, and larynx and contains valuable contributions on bronchoscopy. Volume 5 contains chapters on the esophagus, on the removal of foreign bodies from the respiratory and upper gastrointestinal tract, on speech difficulties and the relearning of speech after laryngectomy, and on the other sciences

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