Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology
A Clinical Review
With 118 actual patient cases in more than 580 pages, Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology is the most comprehensive case-based resource for otolaryngologists to enhance training in residency programs and practice state of the art evidence based medicine in the specialty. It is updated and enhanced by illustrations, tables, radiology and audiology studies.
Ron B. Mitchell, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern and Children's Medical Center Dallas and Kevin D. Pereira, MD, MS, Professor of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine serve as the Editors of Case Studies. They have enlisted six Section Editors and 130 Contributors to provide their insight and experience to develop the real-life case scenarios.
The book presents cases structured for most effective learning and retention. Using instructive prompts to develop decision-making skills at each step from initial presentation to discharge and follow-up, Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology contains the currently accepted algorithms for management of patients developed by expert clinicians and teachers of otolaryngology. It gives readers the tools to provide safe and appropriate patient care and to respond correctly to questions.
To further enhance the learning process, Drs. Mitchell and Pereira have divided the content of Case Studies in Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Audiology into: Otology; Facial Plastics; Audiology; Pediatrics and Laryngology; Rhinology, Allergy and Sleep; and Head and Neck. Throughout the book, the text is supported by helpful charts, printouts of test results, scans, audiograms and color images.