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In the tradition of the acclaimed first edition, experts from the University of Cincinnati's Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery present new case reviews. Every chapter presents patient-based scenarios to prepare practitioners for ENT cases they will encounter during rounds, rotations, and patient exams. By establishing a uniform algorithm in obtaining and utilizing discreet points of data, the authors encourage a disciplined approach to patient assessment and management options.
Sections organized by anatomy and subspecialty enhance the ability to learn and retain knowledge. For example, benign and malignant pathologies are systematically detailed in anatomical sections dedicated to the neurovascular structures, oral cavity and pharynx, larynx, thyroid, salivary gland, and skin. The text covers the full age continuum - including congenital, acquired, benign, and malignant disorders such as pediatric subglottic stenosis and facial, head, and neck cancers that primarily affect adults.
Presentation of 100 practical cases including history, differential diagnoses, test interpretations, definitive diagnoses, medical and surgical management, rehabilitation, and follow-up.
Up-to-date coverage of every major ENT specialty: otology and neurotology, the skull base, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck cancer, sleep disorders, pediatric otolaryngology, trauma, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Nearly 150 meticulous color photographs and graphics elucidate disease characteristics and clinical findings
Chapter bibliographies with current literature sources augment case reviews.
Multiple-choice questions serve as a robust study tool, optimizing knowledge acquisition and retention.
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Clinical Otology, Fourth Edition, is a detailed, contemporary review of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with otologic and related disorders. It addresses basic science, the clinical application of therapeutics in otology, and current research, and is designed to help physicians make the best decisions in managing the care of their patients.
New chapters on molecular genetic diagnostics, contemporary management of external and internal hearing devices, and vestibular and audiologic neuro diagnostics
More than 150 high-quality, color illustrations clarify key concepts presented in the text
Covers the current clinical application of genetics and contemporary testing for hearing loss
All otolaryngologists -- head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and residents seeking to optimize patient care should have this up-to-date reference in their medical library.
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With a renowned team of editors and contributors, this book provides a thorough overview of the important clinical facts otolaryngologists need to remain current in the field. The text is ideal for self-testing and review, and the book's clear and concise format is designed for easy learning and fast retention.
The text is broken down by anatomical sections for ease of use, with each section then divided into chapters on anatomy and physiology, relevant clinical tests, congenital and functional disorders, infectious and inflammatory disorders, neoplasms, cysts, and trauma. When necessary, important information not fitting into any specific chapter is included in Special Considerations chapters at the end of each section.
Pearls - important tips highlighted throughout the book, based on the authors' many years of clinical experience
Special Considerations - pertinent information set off for additional emphasis
Pitfalls - points out potentially misleading information and situations that might lead to incorrect diagnoses
Controversial Points - where there is a difference of opinion, both sides of the issue are presented
Valuable coverage of important topics, including flap reconstruction, aesthetic surgery, skin lesions, and much more!
Otolaryngology: The Essentials is a valuable reference for practitioners as well as an outstanding self-assessment and review guide for residents. With its companion text, Otolaryngology: A Case Study Approach, the books give you a complete source of reliable clinical information.