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July 1939

Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1939;30(1):154. doi:10.1001/archotol.1939.00650060162015

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The author states that he wrote a book to introduce students to the study of diseases of the ear, nose and throat and to serve as a source of working knowledge to the practitioner in his daily rounds. I might add that there is much of practical value in it to all interested in otorhinolaryngology.

The book can be divided according to subject matter into three approximately equal sections: on the nose and the sinuses, with an excellent chapter on the role of allergy; on the pharynx, the larynx and associated structures (the trachea, bronchi and esophagus) and on the ear.

The masterful descriptive ability which the author from his broad experience brings to the subject matter and the 450 line drawings and diagrams which effectively illustrate the anatomy, pathology and technic are outstanding.

The section on the nose includes a discussion of the diseases of the external nose and

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