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January 20, 1912

Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat, Medical and Surgical.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(3):220. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260010222035

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This is a further addition to the books on the ear. etc., that have appeared during the past one or two years. By this time the field for books on this subject would seem to be quite well supplied, and further additions might appear unnecessary, for a time, at least. Dr. Phillips' book, however, is a good one, and he presents the subjects in a clear and comprehensive manner. It is exceptionally well illustrated, a feature which has become indispensable for the present-day reader. There are few pictures that have appeared in other books, for which the author should be commended. The pictures on pages 72 and 73, indicating the method of performing a lumbar puncture, are exceedingly useful, and such pictures as those on pages 600, 601 and 602 describing Killian's frontal sinus operation are very illuminating. The skiagraphs, and transillumination pictures are unusually good.

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