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September 1929

REVIEW OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND EAR AND THEIR DISEASES. IN ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN AUTHORS.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(3):330. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620060126016

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Abstract

This encylopedic book covers practically all the ear, nose and throat conditions. As the editors themselves say: "In systematic work by many authors, one does not expect to find the degree of correctness usual in a book written entirely by one author." Some of the subjects are discussed sketchily, while others are treated completely, the chapters here attaining the proportions of monographs. Among the more comprehensive chapters are those on the anatomy of the nose, the anatomy of the ear, conditions of the external ear, diseases of the maxillary sinus, diagnosis of intracranial complications from aural suppurations, functional testing of hearing, common diseases of the esophagus and, last but not least, peroral endoscopy, especially bronchoscopy. A rather unique feature, and one that is omitted from most books on the subject of the throat, is the chapter on tonsilloscopy and its recent revelations. Whether the expectations of this type of examination

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