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It is not always considered wise that patients should know too much regarding their own ailments, but there are certain chronic incurable diseases attended by physical handicaps to which individuals so affected must adjust their lives, that they may be lived to the best advantage. Of such diseases, few, if any, are more common than those of the ear leading to hardness of hearing of greater or less degree. People who are deafened, near or below the average conversational level, are seriously hindered both from a social and occupational standpoint; but they are usually allowed to leave the office of
Complete Guide for the Deafened.. Ann Intern Med. ;14:1454. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-8-1454_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(8):1454.
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