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February 1936

Recent Advances in Laryngology and Otology.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1936;23(2):265. doi:10.1001/archotol.1936.00640040272010

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Stevenson presents the subject in twenty-two chapters, discussing such topics as the tonsil problem, cancer of the larynx, bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy, roentgen examination of the nasal accessory sinuses, the treatment of chronic nasal sinusitis, theories of hearing, otosclerosis, the conservative treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media, meningitis and its treatment and cerebral abscess. For each subject he presents an abstract of the more important contributions and a bibliographic reference to the articles discussed. There is a subject index of fourteen pages.

The idea of the book is excellent, and the work has been carried out in a scholarly fashion. It is intended especially for the general medical practitioner, as well as for younger otolaryngologists and postgraduate students in the special field.

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