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Main description:

The new edition of Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat Lecture Notes provides an updated and comprehensive overview of one of the fastest growing specialties in medicine.


New features include:
 A revamped layout and structure comprising four sections: The ear, hearing and balance, The nose and sinuses, The head and neck and ENT emergencies
 Additional content including facial plastic surgery, emergencies and maxillofacial trauma, and 50 brand new illustrations and images
 Treatment and management now highlighted for quick reference


The brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/ENT features over 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), key revision points, and links to further online resources.


Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat Lecture Notes is ideal for the busy medical student new to this area or as a useful review and revision aid later in their course.


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The new edition of Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat Lecture Notes provides an updated and comprehensive overview of one of the fastest growing specialties in medicine.


New features include:
 A revamped layout and structure comprising four sections: The ear, hearing and balance, The nose and sinuses, The head and neck and ENT emergencies
 Additional content including facial plastic surgery, emergencies and maxillofacial trauma, and 50 brand new illustrations and images
 Treatment and management now highlighted for quick reference


The brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/ENT features over 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), key revision points, and links to further online resources.


Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat Lecture Notes is ideal for the busy medical student new to this area or as a useful review and revision aid later in their course.


Contents:

Preface, vii


How to use your textbook, viii


About the companion website, xii


Part 1 The ear, hearing and balance


1 The ear: applied basic science, 3


2 Clinical examination of the ear, 8


3 Testing the hearing, 10


4 Deafness, 18


5 Conditions of the pinna, 25


6 Conditions of the external auditory meatus, 31


7 Otitis media, 39


8 Acute otitis media, 41


9 Chronic otitis media, 45


10 Complications of middle–ear infection, 50


11 Otitis media with effusion, 56


12 Earache (otalgia), 61


13 Tinnitus, 63


14 Balance disorders, 65


15 Facial nerve paralysis, 71


Part 2 The nose and sinuses


16 Clinical examination of the nose and nasopharynx, 77


17 The nasal septum, 82


18 Acute nose and sinus infections, 87


19 Tumours of the nose, sinuses and nasopharynx, 93


20 Rhinitis and nasal polyps, 97


21 Facial plastic surgery, 105


Part 3 The head and neck


22 Adenoids, 113


23 The oropharynx and tonsils, 117


24 Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS), 126


25 The larynx: applied basic science and examination, 130


26 Inflammatory disorders of the larynx, 136


27 Head and neck cancer, 141


28 Voice disorders, 148


29 The pharynx and upper oesophagus, 153


30 Tracheostomy, 158


31 Diseases of the salivary glands, 165


32 Neck lumps, 173


Part 4 ENT emergencies


33 Injuries of the ear and temporal bone, 183


34 Nasal emergencies, 187


35 Airway obstruction, 192


36 Airway obstruction in infants and children, 195


37 Pharyngeal and oesophageal ingested foreign bodies, 205


38 Neck trauma, 208


39 Maxillofacial trauma, 211


Index, 218


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118766064
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: November, 2013
Pages: 224

Subcategories: Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)

MEET THE AUTHOR

Ray Clarke is a Consultant Otolaryngologist at Royal Liverpool Children′s Hospital Alder Hey and Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean at University of Liverpool