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Comprehensive Otolaryngology Review: A Case-Based Approach

Aaron M. Fletcher
Details:
240 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Softcover, 8.5 x 11"
ISBN13:
978-1-59756-513-4
Release Date:
08/12/2013
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$109.95

Overview

Comprehensive Otolaryngology Review is a unique study guide that provides a concise review of high-yield otolaryngology topics.

Primarily intended for otolaryngology residents or fellows in-training preparing for the otolaryngology board certification exam or the in-service training exam, the book is also a useful study tool for otolaryngology re-certification examinations. The book is a succinct review, arranged in an interactive, topical fashion and presents questions in a case-based format with comprehensive clinical vignettes that address frequently tested concepts from major areas of otolaryngology. The text includes images, radiographs, audiograms, and so forth that emphasize the characteristic presentation of commonly tested conditions within the field of otolaryngology.

Key features include:

- 44 cases with clinical vignettes.
- Questions and answers with references for each topic.
- Illustrations highlighting commonly tested conditions in the ear, nose and throat field, as well as numerous tables.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1. General Otolaryngology

Case 1: Adult Neck Mass
Case 2: Connective Tissue Disorders
Case 3: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Case 4: Deep Space Neck infection
Case 5: Dysphagia
Case 6: The Patient with Allergies


Chapter 2. Rhinology and Sinonasal Disorders

Case 1: Epistaxis
Case 2: Rhinitis
Case 3: Rhinosinusitis
Case 4: Olfactory Dysfunction
Case 5: Paranormal Sinus Malignancy


Chapter 3. Laryngology

Case 1: Benign Vocal Fold Lesions
Case 2: Vocal Fold Paralysis
Case 3: Laryngeal Trauma
Case 4: Subglottic Stenosis


Chapter 4. Head and Neck Cancer

Case 1: Oral Cavity Cancer
Case 2: Oropharyngeal Cancer
Case 3: Laryngeal Cancer
Case 4: Thyroid Cancer
Case 5: Parotid Mass
Case 6: Cutaneous Malignancy


Chapter 5. Otology and Neurotology, Vestibular Disorders, Facial Nerve

Case 1: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Case 2: Chronic Otitis Media
Case 3: The Patient with Vertigo
Case 4: Cerebellopontine Angle Masses
Case 5: Malignant Tumors of the Temporal Bone
Case 6: Otosclerosis
Case 7: Facial Nerve Paralysis


Chapter 6. Pediatric Otolaryngology

Case 1: Pediatric Neck Mass
Case 2: The Patient with Stridor
Case 3: Congenital Midline Nasal Mass
Case 4: Pediatric Hearing Loss
Case 5: Pediatric Airway
Case 6: Genetics and Syndromes


Chapter 7. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Case 1: Upper Lid Blepharoplasty
Case 2: Lower Lid Blepharoplasty
Case 3: Rhinoplasty
Case 4: Rhytidectomy
Case 5: Nasal Reconstruction
Case 6: Facial Reanimation


Chapter 8. Trauma and Critical Care

Case 1: Acute Airway Obstruction
Case 2: Mandible Fracture
Case 3: Fracture of the Midface
Case 4: Frontal Sinus Fracture
Case 5: Penetrating Trauma to the Neck


Index

About The Author

Aaron M. Fletcher

Aaron M. Fletcher, MD, was born and raised in Washington, DC. He is a former English major, who has authored and published numerous peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Fletcher founded and manages Otoxchange.com, a networking and collaboration platform for otolaryngologists. Dr. Fletcher currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he is completing a fellowship in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery. His hobbies include listening to music, exercising, and attending sporting events.

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