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Long experience and thorough familiarity with their subject are the evident and maybe the most valuable assets brought to the second edition of this monograph by Drs. Poole and Pava. Another distinct asset is the addition of Dr. Greenfield, an otolaryngologist, as the third author.
Major emphasis is properly placed on early diagnosis, which is held to be a key to successful surgical results. The frequency of specific presenting complaints is clearly and concisely tabulated. Of course early diagnosis requires special testing for confirmation. The sections dealing with audiometry, caloric and other tests of vestibular function, X ray, tomography, and
Acoustic Nerve Tumors. Early Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. ;75:488–489. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-3-488_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(3):488-489.
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