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December 5, 1885

A System of Practical Medicine, by American Authors.

JAMA. 1885;V(23):642-643. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391220026010

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The third volume of this great work, which attained a merited popularity immediately on the issue of the first volume, is in no way inferior to its predecessors. It contains forty-seven articles, by twenty-seven authors. The volume opens with an article on " Laryngoscopy and Rhinoscopy," by Carl Seiler, M.D, which occupies over twenty pages. This is followed by Dr. Harrison Allen's article on " Diseases of the Nasal Passages." Dr. Hosmer A. Johnson contributes the paper on "Neuroses of the Larynx;" which is followed by two papers from the pen of Dr. A. Jacobi: "Acute Catarrhal Laryngitis," and "Pseudo-Membranous Laryngitis." Dr. Elsberg is the author of the articles on diseases of the larynx and trachea. Dr. Lefferts devotes nine pages to a consideration of tracheotomy. Dr. N. S. Davis writes of the " Diseases of the Bronchi," in twenty pages. The two articles on "Bronchial Asthma" and " Hay Asthma" are by W.

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