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This well-known and standard treatise has required no great alteration in the text of this edition from that of the second one, which was issued in 1892, and the author, as he says, has evidently succeeded "in his efforts not only to aid laryngologists in their daily work, but also to place those subjects clearly before students and a large class of general practitioners who, of necessity, must be prepared to meet any emergency. Fifteen chapters are devoted to diseases of the chest; fourteen chapters to diseases of the throat; eight to diseases of the nose, and one chapter to diseases of the thyroid gland and esophagus. In the appendix will be found formulæ for various prescriptions,including gargles, troches, inhalations, pigments, insufflations, nasal douches, and the like. In the next edition, we trust the author will conform to the new Pharmacopœia by using the decimal system of dosage. Few books
Lectures on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest, Throat, and Nasal Cavities;. JAMA. 1894;XXIII(18):694. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421230034022