Since its first publication in 1961, this book has earned a place as one of the leading otolaryngologic texts written for the medical student and the general practitioner. Although the format has remained unchanged, the second edition has expanded by 50 pages, and some figures have been replaced by better ones in addition to 50 new illustrations.
The book pans the broad field of otolaryngology, covering it well and in good balance without burdening the reader with exotic diseases and esoteric detail, yet it accentuates the important practical clinical information on common ear, nose, and throat disorders. It indeed reflects the broad clinical experience of the authors. The least palatable parts of any textbook are the sections on dry basic sciences. Sufficient anatomy and physiology has been included to insure a foundation for understanding the regional pathology, yet care has been taken to avoid belaboring detail. The otologie section has
Textbook of Otolaryngology. Arch Otolaryngol. 1965;81(3):322–323. doi:10.1001/archotol.1965.00750050331029
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