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November 25, 1961

Clinical Audiometry

JAMA. 1961;178(8):866. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040470082029

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Abstract

Out of the literal spate of works on audiology now issuing from publishing houses, this book stands preeminent as a basic hand tool of the American practicing otologist.

This work is elemental in its simplicity and profound in the scholarship entered into its preparation. It is the result of the collaboration of a justly, world renowned otologist and a physician-audiologist. Nothing is presented that is of only theoretical interest. The basic anatomy and physiology of the conductive and perceptive hearing mechanisms is presented clearly and concisely. The various clinical tests of these mechanisms and their raison d' etre are presented by definitive explanation or by explanatory definition so that the tyro may digest them, and the advanced otologist may feast and savor of their finer applications to the clinical problems of every day as well as every other day practice.

Here is an ideal of otologic-audiologic practice that reaches full

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