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June 1941

Surgical Anatomy of the Head and Neck.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1941;33(6):1108-1109. doi:10.1001/archotol.1941.00660031119019

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The second edition of Barnhill's book on the surgical anatomy of the head and neck retains the general format of the first edition, with a number of improvements.

Barnhill's accomplishments are so well known throughout the otolaryngologic world that he needs no introduction; indeed, any further comment on his integrity would be superfluous.

The associate author, too, has ably carried out certain minute anatomic studies and researches that have helped in no small measure to accomplish more fully Barnhill's aims.

This edition follows the arrangement of the previous one, with the division of the subject matter into chapters or "periods." With a few exceptions each chapter is devoted to a specific region, so that the important points of anatomy are thoroughly worked out, thus enabling the student to identify clearly those structures under consideration.

The surgical anatomy of the middle ear is given in one chapter, that of the mastoid

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