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The organizational structure of this atlas including numbers of pages is: "Examination," 30 pages; "Ear," 60 pages; "Nose," 138 pages; "Pharynx and Larynx," 64 pages; and "Head and Neck," 10 pages. All illustrations are in color, the quality of which ranges widely but generally is good. The teaching value of many illustrations is speculative depending on what one expects to be taught and what type of student is reading the atlas. The support of text is disappointing being too incomplete for the specialist and too inexplicit for the uninitiated. The overall content of the atlas is patchy, yet the bias toward photogenic condition has been recognized by the author in the introduction.
In brief, the atlas is easily read, a patchy overview with poor supportive text that is expensive in relation to content but understandably so because of the color. It will have little appeal to the practicing otolaryngologist or
CLEMIS JD. Color Atlas of ENT Diagnosis,. Arch Otolaryngol. 1975;101(1):79. doi:10.1001/archotol.1975.00780300083024
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