Practical observations on aural surgery and the nature and treatment of diseases of the ear
This work did more to place British otology on a scientific basis than any previous publications. Wilde stated that he "laboured to rescue the treatment of ear diseases from empiricism and found it upon the well-established laws of modern pathology, practical surgery, and reasonable therapeutics". He showed the middle ear to be the site of origin of most ear diseases. He is remembered for his method of treating acute mastoiditis, using "Wilde's incision"
Print Book, English, 1853
[1st Amer. ed.] View all formats and editions
Blanchard & Lea, Philadelphia, 1853
475 pages illustrations
Ed. by Addinell Hewson
NLM copy contains autograph of George A. Otis. Signed