Ear, Nose and Throat and Head and Neck Surgery

Ear, Nose and Throat and Head and Neck Surgery An Illustrated Colour TextEdition 4

Editors: By Ram S Dhillon, FRCS and Charles A. East, FRCS
ISBN: 9780702044199
Publication Date : Jan 11, 2013
Page Count: 124
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description
A textbook in the Illustrated Colour Text series on ENT, aimed at medical students and junior doctors.

Key Features

  • Concise presentation of ENT in the attractive ICT format - clear line diagrams, colour photos of clinical conditions, summary boxes etc.
  • Covers a topic which is important in primary care - medical students and junior doctors are motivated to buy a book in this area.
  • Basic anatomy and physiology is reviewed - useful revision for students in clinical years.
  • Comprehensive coverage of both presenting symptoms and specific diseases, with more detail on the commoner conditions.
  • Clear description of examination and investigation techniques.
  • About the Editor
    By Ram S Dhillon, FRCS, Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon, Northwick, Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre, Middlesex, London and Charles A. East, FRCS, Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, UK
    Table of Contents

    The ear

    Basic concepts. Audiometry, vestibulometry, and radiology. Hearing loss - general introduction and childhood aetiology. Hearing loss - adult aetiology. Aids to hearing. Otalgia. Otorrhoea. Complications of middle ear infections. Facial palsy. Disorders of balance - introduction and otological causes. Disorders of balance - non-otological causes. Tinnitus. The auricle(pinna) and ear wax. Otological trauma and foreign bodies. Aural drops.

    Nose and para nasal sinuses

    Anatomy and physiology. Symptoms, signs and investigations. Allergic and vasomotor rhinitis. Nasal polyps and foreign bodies. Nasal infections. Nasal septal pathologies and choanal atresia. Facial trauma. Complications of facial trauma. Facial plastic surgery. Epistaxis. Acute and chronic sinusitis. Head and neck pain 1 Head and neck pain 2.

    The throat.

    Anatomy and physiology. Symptoms, signs and examination. Dysphonia - organic causes. Dysphonia - non-organic causes. Stridor. Laryngotracheal injury. Maintenance and protection of the airway. Postoperative care and complications of artificial airways. Sore throats. Tonsillectomy and adenoidal conditions. Dysphagia. Salivary glands. Snoring and sleep apnoea. Oral cavity. Foreign bodies. ENT aspects of HIV infection.

    Head and Neck Neoplasia

    Basic concepts. Neck lumps - introduction. Neck lumps - paediatric conditions. Neck lumps - adult conditions. Neck lumps - management of malignant lumps. Laryngeal neoplasia. Laryngeal surgery and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation. Neoplasia of the oral cavity. Neoplasia of the oropharynx. Neoplasia of the hypopharynx. Neoplasia of the nasopharynx. Neoplasia of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Neoplasia of the salivary glands. Neoplasia of the ear. Terminal care.