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This volume is a departure from the previous publications in that for the first time it is issued as a separate book devoted to otorhinolaryngology. The scope of the book has been widened and includes many fields of interest, such as allergy, peroral endoscopy, and voice production. A new section for maxillofacial surgery has been added.
The otologic section deals with investigations of the vestibular function, and vertigo, hearing tests and hearing, tubal function and inflammatory diseases of the ears, and otosclerosis.
The next section deals with the nose and sinuses, the mouth and oropharynx and salivary glands, the larynx and neck, the trachea, bronchi, and tracheotomy. Allergy and the viruses are accorded a considerable amount of space.
The maxillofacial section occupies more than one-third of the book.
In recognizing the changing trend in the practice of otolaryngology, the editors wisely placed emphasis on the newer problems that face the
Year Book of Ear, Nose and Throat and Maxillofacial Surgery (1957-1958 Series). AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;68(4):528. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730020548022
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