Essentials of Otolaryngology

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Frank E. Lucente, Gady Har-El
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 504 pages

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this handy pocket manual presents step-by-step guidelines on patient workup, differential diagnosis, and therapy for more than 40 symptoms occurring in the head and neck region. The authors outline current treatment recommendations and offer primary care physicians advice on indications for referral. Also included are chapters on anatomy and physiology, history taking, physical examination, occupational medicine, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric otolaryngology, as well as an introduction to outcome analysis and office-based clinical research. This edition features several new chapters, including pain management and use of lasers in otolaryngology.

 

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Contents

Anatomy and Physiology
3
Medical History
35
Introduction to Otology
59
Hearing Rehabilitation
81
Ear Drainage and Bleeding
95
Dizziness and Vertigo
110
Facial Paralysis
128
Nasal Obstruction Congestion and Drainage
141
Neck Masses
277
Thyroid Masses
290
Cancer of the Head and Neck
305
Facial Aesthetic Surgery
326
Introduction to Lasers in Otolaryngology
339
Dermatologic Disorders
355
Congenital Disorders
370
Pediatric Otolaryngology
384

Headache and Facial Pain
153
Nasal Foreign Body
169
Disorders of Taste and Smell
190
Throat Pain and Reflux
211
Disorders of Swallowing
231
SpeechLanguage Pathology
249
Tonsils and Adenoids
262
Geriatric Otolaryngology
398
Head and Neck Imaging
418
Pain Management
438
Occupational Medicine
449
Introduction to Outcome Analysis
464
Subject Index
479
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