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This book is a compilation of addresses and discussions in the field of clinical otology extending over a period of thirty-three years, by a man actively engaged in practice. They are interesting as relating the perusals of one interested in the clinical problems of the specialty. There is nothing in this work that partakes of the character of research, and, as the author states in his preface, "certain of the views and treatments herein expressed have been modified."
One could write a whole volume pointing out palpable misconceptions regarding the views that have been established in this special field. What, for example, can the author mean, on page 67, when he states that "the Weber was positive on the right (normal side) while on the left (affected side) there was no bone conduction?" or, on page 177, when he states that a child was "entirely deaf on one side
CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE ART AND SCIENCE OF OTOLOGY LECTURES AND PAPERS. Arch Otolaryngol. 1927;5(1):108. doi:10.1001/archotol.1927.00600010116013
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