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April 1934

Die Erkrankungen der oberen Luft- und Speisewege des Kindes.

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(4):936-937. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960110219023

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This is the second volume of Professor Meyer's treatise on diseases of the ear, nose and throat in children. He modestly calls it a booklet, although it comprises 184 pages. As in his first volume, the author has again been led by the principle of being an adviser, on the basis of his own experience, to the house and children's physician in his daily practice. But while in his first volume he treated the pathologic anatomy exhaustively, in his second volume he emphasizes the physiology, as he takes it for granted that the elements of the diseases in question are well known to every physician from courses in pathologic anatomy. Thus, too, he dwells less exhaustively on the diseases which are in practice almost always treated by the house physician. But again, as in his first volume, he marks the border between the realm of the house physician, on the

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