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Greenfield Sluder - bibliography

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American ear, nose, and throat surgeon, born August 30, 1865, St. Louis; died October 9, 1928, St. Louis.


  • Concerning some headaches and eye disorders of nasal origin. St. Louis 1918.
    In this well- illustrated book, Sluder presents his research and clinical experience with headaches and disorders of the eye that have their origin in the nasal region.
  • Tonsillectomy. St. Louis, 1923.
  • Nasal neurology, headaches, and eye disorders. St. Louis, 1927.

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