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June 1948

Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1948;47(6):841. doi:10.1001/archotol.1948.00690030868015

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Abstract

"This volume is designed to meet the needs of the busy general practitioner and the student and it is strictly limited to this aim." In accomplishing this expressed goal, the author is highly successful.

This fourth edition has been principally motivated by the recent advances in penicillin therapy and in the fenestration operation. Following the format of previous editions, it gives a general introduction to knowledge of the more common diseases encountered in the ear, the nose and the throat. No attempt is made to describe in detail diseases that require a high degree of special training to recognize.

Each section is preceded by a brief anatomic review and offers a concise but comprehensive discussion of the causation, the diagnosis, the pathology, the treatment and the complications of the common diseases affecting the ear, the nose and the throat. In the concluding chapter some 4 pages are devoted to a

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