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March 1957


AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1957;65(3):313. doi:10.1001/archotol.1957.03830210111017

This book, in two volumes, represents a complete detailed discussion of bronchology. It not only can serve as a textbook but also as an encyclopedia to the bronchoscopist and to the internist. As Dr. Chevalier Jackson stated in his preface, "The book is extremely clear, rich in illustrations, the quality of each chapter and the contributions about each pathologic condition are so numerous that it is impossible to pass in review on each subdivision."

The first chapter deals with the anatomy, and the succeeding chapters progress through physiology, topography, radiology and bronchography, routine methods of examination, and the normal findings. The succeeding chapters deal with various pathologic conditions, such as hemorrhages from tracheobronchial inflammations, tracheobronchitis, and bronchitis, and the various bronchopathies, such as bronchiectasis, in both adults and children.

The subject of tuberculosis receives extensive consideration. Here, detailed description is provided with numerous illustrations.

The second volume deals with the

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