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September 1939

Diseases of the Nose and Throat.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1939;30(3):494. doi:10.1001/archotol.1939.00650060528018

The second edition retains the general plan and format of the first. Here and there a thorough revision of a chapter has been made because of the greater knowledge of the condition discussed accumulated during the past several years. An enormous amount of material is compressed in the 726 pages that this volume contains.

The authors again depart from the usual textbook description of disease by discussing first the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment and concluding with the pathology, prognosis, etiology and prophylaxis. Throughout the text they have endeavored to present the material in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner, in all of which, it is evident to the reviewer, they have admirably succeeded.

General systemic diseases with rhinologic manifestations are covered in twelve pages, allergic diseases in ten and laboratory aids in thirteen, and fuller discussions of hemorrhage of the nose and throat and particularly of postoperative submucous resection and

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