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This monograph continues to maintain the high level of excellence that is to be found in all the American Lectures in Otolaryngology, Audiology, and Broncho-Esophagology Series. The author discusses his subject matter in an authoritative, concise, and readily understood language. The contents are systematically arranged as follows: (1) introduction; (2) mechanics of respiratory obstruction; (3) anoxia in clinical states; (4) acute bulbar poliomyelitis; (5) tracheotomy, and (6) tracheotomy in other diseases with obstruction. There is a brief but comprehensive bibliography at the end of the book. Since the subject matter is gaining increasing importance and the author's viewpoints are worthy of attention, this book is recommended.
Treatment of Resiratory Emergencies Including Bulbar Poliomyelitis. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1953;58(4):516. doi:10.1001/archotol.1953.00710040538017
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