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December 24, 1892

Diseases of the Chest, Throat, and Nasal Cavities including Physical Diagnosis and Diseases of the Lungs, Heart, and Aorta, Laryngology and Diseases of the Pharynx, Larynx, Nose, Thyroid Gland and Œsophagus.

Author Affiliations

By E. Fletcher Ingals, A.M., M.D., Professor of Laryngology and Practice of Medicine, Rush Medical College; Professor of Diseases of the Throat and Chest, Northwestern University Woman's Medical School; Professor of Laryngology and Rhinology, Chicago Polyclinic, etc., etc. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 240 illustrations. Octavo, 700 pages, extra muslin, price, $5.00. William Wood & Company, New York.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(26):755-756. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420260021004

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The second edition of this book is a gratifying improvement on the first. The author has done himself credit and added to the value of this volume in several directions. In the part devoted to the heart and lungs he does not restrict himself, as in the first edition, to the diagnosis and treatment, but has amplified his work by adding the subjects of etiology, pathology, symptomatology and prognosis. The division on nose and throat diseases has been quite largely re-written. In passing from diseases of the lungs and heart to those of the nose and throat, one cannot escape the impression that the natural dissociation of these subjects should induce the author to produce two books instead of one. This would enable him to do greater justice to his acknowledged ability by treating in detail in one volume those diseases which lie in the province of the general practitioner,

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