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July 1947

Applied Anatomy of the Head and Neck.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1947;46(1):122. doi:10.1001/archotol.1947.00690020129014

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This is a book of about 300 pages containing over 200 drawings and photographs on applied anatomy of the head and neck, principally written for students and practitioners of dentistry. Its aim is to point out the important anatomic structures a knowledge of which can be clinically applied. This is adequately and admirably accomplished. While the work is not intended to be descriptive anatomy, the descriptions are clear and orderly.

A varied number of topics are effectively considered, such as roentgenography of the skull. In the presentation of this subject photographs of the skull in various positions are placed side by side with the roentgenograms and the latter are interpreted. Fascial planes of the neck, prosthesis, anesthesia, action of pharyngeal muscles, sinuses and their injuries, palpations of the mouth for structures and the temporomandibular joint are all clearly considered. While the book is written for dentists, there is much in

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