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October 1958

Recent Advances in Oto-Laryngology.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;68(4):528. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730020548023

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Abstract

Osler once differentiated a textbook from a yearbook by pointing out that the former should present views that have stood the test of time, while a yearbook should record the proceedings of the previous year like the minutes of a meeting. This book stands midway between the two; it assesses, comments on, and draws conclusions from the medical literature, dealing with subjects of topical interest. With the exception of timely historical references, the quoted literature has appeared mostly within the past five years.

The editor and compiler of "Recent Advances in Oto-Laryngology" has resisted the temptation to farm out various chapters. Instead, he has made a personal survey of the entire field of otolaryngology, presenting much information that is useful in clinical practice. Among the more important chapters of this book are those dealing with anesthesia, the deaf infant, acoustic trauma, and the treatment of facial palsy. Surgical advances in

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