IT HAS become apparent that for the past decade the doctor has been seeing and treating an increasing number of injuries to the nose. The causes of these injuries are numerous and include automobile and industrial accidents, athletic injuries, injuries to children at play, and even birth injuries. Many problems in diagnosis and treatment have arisen, and a group of rhinologists from all sections of the country have studied these and associated problems in courses given under the direction of Dr. Maurice Cottle, of Chicago. They have learned that newer concepts of nasal physiology, and the consequent surgical and medical handling of the acutely injured nose, present a very changed picture from the older methods of dealing with these problems. Now the rhinologist must equip himself to deal with the injured nose in the light of this modern knowledge, or he fails in his role as doctor to offer the
AAGESEN WJ, MORRISON LE, SPUTH CB. HOW TO HANDLE ACUTE NASAL INJURIES. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1954;60(3):367–370. doi:10.1001/archotol.1954.00720010376010
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