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January 1929

Progress in Otolaryngology: A Summary of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: THE FUNCTIONAL EXAMINATION OF HEARING: DEAF-MUTISM AND THE EDUCATION OF THE DEAF

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;9(1):61-100. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620030069008

During the past year many articles dealing with the functional testing of hearing and allied subjects have appeared. It was gratifying to be able to state in the reviews that appeared in January, 1927 and 1928, that American otologists are contributing a large number of excellent papers on this subject, so that there no longer seems to be the preponderance of European, and especially of German and Austrian, work on this subject that there was until a few years ago. The most encouraging fact, however, is that European authorities are beginning to read and take cognizance of the excellent American literature, of which they seemed entirely ignorant until recently. In several of the papers which I am reviewing in this issue, American work on functional testing of hearing, especially that done with audiometers, is receiving considerable attention. This is notably so in the case of the paper by Ruf