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The author has made the most of his opportunity to expand this new edition of his textbook, which has become a standard in many institutions. He has included new chapters and has enlarged many others. He has had the able assistance of authoritative associates and contributors. This book is voluminous, massive, and encyclopedic.
This single volume attempts to contain all information on subjects related to otolaryngology. It might be questioned whether such an enterprise can do adequate justice to the various aspects of the field. At least an attempt has been made to correlate those chapers, such as allergy, general pathology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, x-ray, and speech and voice, which may well be subject matters for a textbook in their own right.
The chapter headings are included under five large sections which attempt to cover the entire field as follows: the ear; the nose and paranasal sinuses; the mouth and pharynx;