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December 12, 1959

Synopsis of Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases

JAMA. 1959;171(15):2151. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010330113029

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This well-illustrated and finely printed volume, with its maroon color and black label with gold lettering, is pleasing to the eye, while the size permits it to be carried comfortably in the coat pocket. The book is well designed and well written and should fill the needs of the student, intern, resident, and general practitioner. Since most patients seen by the general practitioner each day present some disorder of the ear, nose, throat, or respiratory system, it is fitting that such a work should be available to him for guidance. In fact, this book could easily rank in value with the sister volume in ophthalmology by Dr. May. The material included agrees with the thinking of modern otolaryngologists and truly reflects the lengthening shadow of a great teacher, Dr. Henry L. Williams, of the Mayo Clinic. The three former fellows of the Mayo Clinic have dedicated this volume to their

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