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This is the third edition of this book—the first and second issues having appeared in 1907 and 1910. The present edition, in addition to the diseases of the larynx, includes diseases of the trachea, larger bronchi and esophagus. The established facts concerning the diseases of these parts are set forth clearly and concisely.
Under methods of examination are included both indirect and direct laryngoscopy and the examination of the bronchi and esophagus by direct inspection. The relative values of indirect and direct laryngoscopy in diagnosis, as well as in the treatment of diseases of the larynx, are clearly brought out. The common pathologic conditions of the larynx are well presented by a series of drawings made by the author himself. The statements set forth in the book bear clearly the evidence of having come from an experienced clinician. On page 148, however, appears the statement that in traumatic paralysis