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The author's aim in writing this book is to present a comprehensive understanding of the principles and procedures for determining the causes of hearing loss while giving incidental mention to the treatment of disorders of the ear. The book is therefore written as a bridge between otolaryngology and medicine as a whole and, as such, will have greatest appeal to the medical student, physicians outside the specialty of otology, and the allied nonmedical fields of audiology and speech pathology.
The book is exceptionally well organized and written in a style which is easy to read. It is representatively illustrated with audiograms, charts,and tables. Specific bibliographic documentation is lacking, making it difficult for the unfamiliar reader to easily acquire more information; however, a brief reading list is provided at the end of the book.
This is a reference book and the only one written which comprehensively offers a broad understanding of
CLEMIS JD. Hearing Loss. Arch Otolaryngol. 1967;85(3):350. doi:10.1001/archotol.1967.00760040352032
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