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February 1933

Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: For Practitioners and Students.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1933;17(2):287. doi:10.1001/archotol.1933.03570050274015

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This is the third edition of this excellent textbook, which made its first appearance in 1924. Each section has been revised, and portions have been rewritten, especially the portion dealing with peroral endoscopy and the Ménière symptom complex. The outstanding addition is a description of the physiology of the otolith apparatus and its relation to clinical investigation. A number of new illustrations have been added, including skiagrams of the paranasal sinuses, the steps of the Howarth operation on the frontal sinus, the intranasal operation on the ethmoid cells, the anatomy of the pharynx, direct examination of the larynx, bronchi and esophagus, diseases of the esophagus and the pathologic changes in mastoiditis.

The statement regarding the designation of the tuning forks is still confused, as was the case in the first edition. On page 275, the fork vibrating 32 double vibrations is designated as C2, and the one vibrating

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