by June D. Unger and Katherine A. Shaffer, 174 pp, with illus, $13.95, Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1980.
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This easy-reading, affordable, light-weight publication clearly achieves the authors' aims—to update the reader's information base and to stimulate him to read further in the oft-slighted field of head and neck radiology. As a book on diagnostic exercises, it also fulfills the reader's expectations.
The book makes no pretext of simulating a text; rather, it is an exercise-directed publication in which the reader is challenged (often to identify the radiographic signs) through three major sections (temporal bone; nose, paranasal sinuses, and facial bones; and pharynx, larynx, and trachea). The publication encompasses 16 individual chapters in which a representative variety of case material, briefly presented (with a little tongue-in-cheek humor) is followed by diagnostic radiographs (including some comtemporary computerized tomographic material) and clinical-radiologic-pathologic key points, or summary "pearls."
Although titled "advanced exercises," the written and graphic material presented in the 174 pages is straightforward and well directed. Residents and practitioners in both
NOYEK AM. Advanced Exercises in Diagnostic Radiology: Ear, Nose, and Throat Radiology. Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(10):656. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790340064022
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