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Section one of this book consists of 15 chapters devoted to the patient with eye disorders. Section two consists of 21 chapters devoted to the patient with ear, nose, and throat disorders. Section two runs from page 141 through 364 and is followed by two separate glossaries—one devoted to eye terms, the other to ear, nose, and throat terms and an appendix primarily related to eye disorders.
In the "Preface," the authors state that: "This book is designed to provide the nurse with basic information about the care of the patient with disorders of the eye, ear, nose and throat. It is clinically oriented and emphasizes information of practical importance in the care of patients with these disorders." In general, the authors adhere to their stated intent and this book will prove of more value to the ward nurse than to the operating-room nurse. However, there are times when the
GOLDSTEIN JC. Nursing Care in Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders. Arch Otolaryngol. 1969;90(2):261–262. doi:10.1001/archotol.1969.00770030263040
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