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February 1938

Diseases of the Ear, Throat and Nose.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1938;27(2):258-259. doi:10.1001/archotol.1938.00650030267016

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This book is well written. It covers systematically the most important principles of otolaryngologic work. The final chapter is devoted to "Allergic Diseases in Relation to the Nose," which subject is covered in six pages.

The author approaches the subject from the anatomic side, for which he is to be commended. His indications for operative procedure are clearly set forth. The value of this text might have been enhanced if the author had added a list of drugs and medicaments as well as prescriptions to the chapters on treatment.

Description of certain technics and procedures is given due emphasis. The author's explanation of the "Technique of Eustachian Catheterization" and the method of "Passage of the Catheter," as outlined on pages 124 to 127, deserves special praise.

Though this book is a small one, it is none the less thorough. It should be of great help to the medical student and

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