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April 1939

Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1939;29(4):747. doi:10.1001/archotol.1939.00650050795018

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Dr. Lederer and his associates in the department of laryngology, rhinology and otology of the University of Illinois College of Medicine contributed a textbook which contains the following sections: (1) "Diseases of the Ear," (2) "Diseases of the Nose and Sinuses," (3) "Diseases of the Pharynx," (4) "Diseases of the Larynx, Trachea, Bronchi and Esophagus" and (5) "Correlated Considerations."

The entire format of the book—the type, the binding, the paper and the arrangement of the page in two columns—will undoubtedly appeal to every reader.

The author possesses the gift of letters, and throughout the text one is impressed by the grammatical purity. The theme is coherently and lucidly presented in a style that makes for easy reading. The anatomy, pathology, differential diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of each condition are outlined in detail, yet with verbal paucity, because of the rhetorical finesse. Several hundred illustrations and a number of full page

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