Guide to the examination of the ear and hearing for the use of students by Thomas Barr

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Published by James MacLehose and Sons in Glasgow .

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  • Diagnosis,
  • Ear,
  • Diseases,
  • Hearing disorders

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Statementby Thomas Barr, M.D. ... and J. Stoddart Barr, M.B.
ContributionsBarr, John Stoddart, University of Glasgow. Library
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL26275381M

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Diseases of the ear make up a large part of primary practice and can be challenging to diagnose and treat, especially for clinicians whose knowledge and expertise in otology may be limited.

Concise and easy-to-read, here is your guide to almost everything that can go wrong with the ears - a brief clinical encyclopedia of ear disease. This book is based on the author's more than 25 years. Examining normal ears will make detecting pathology much easier.

Often there is no pathology to see and the examiners will fabricate a hearing loss to be picked up using the objective tests below. This ear examination guide provides a clear step by step approach to the station.

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