Otolaryngology: Basic Science and Clinical Review
Thomas R. Van de Water, Hinrich Staecker
Thieme, 2006 - Medical - 763 pages
An ideal introductory text and board review!
Here is a complete resource for all the basic science and clinical knowledge related to otolaryngology, from relevant molecular biology to physiology to clinical practice. It offers excellent coverage of all key topics with one goal in mind -- to provide a solid foundation for the understanding and practice of this diverse specialty. Both comprehensive and succinct, this book is an ideal review text and study tool for residents preparing for their board exams.
Organized into six organ-specific sections, the book provides such key clinical information as: basic principles of allergic diseases, the oncology of head and neck tumors, the biology and testing of olfactory dysfunction, neurological disorders of the larynx, sleep apnea management, working with hearing aids and cochlear implants, and much more. Each chapter features a Chapter Outline, numerous tables, and Self-Test Questions with their answers to ensure thorough comprehension. You will also find more than 350 illustrations demonstrating important concepts.
This book is an invaluable resource for residents taking their boards and a useful refresher for practicing otolaryngologists at all levels. It is the one reference you will turn to again and again.
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