Handbook of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery (Paperback)

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Designed to fit in your lab coat pocket, Handbook of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is both a comprehensive source of information and a conveniently portable clinical reference. The expert authors provide detailed yet concise coverage of the entire specialty, including otology, audiology, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck cancer, the thyroid and parathyroid, general otolaryngology, pediatric otolaryngology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and more.

Each chapter thoroughly addresses a different clinical problem, beginning with a list of key features and a section on epidemiology, followed by signs and symptoms, differential diagnoses, an explanation of how to conduct the physical exam, imaging, labs, treatment options, possible outcomes, and follow-up.


  • The most complete coverage of the field currently available anywhere: contains 160 chapters in seven sections plus 3 handy appendices
  • Succinct outline format enables rapid reference in clinical situations
  • Numerous cross-references and an extensive index make finding needed information quick and easy
  • TNM staging data - reflecting the current AJCC/UICC standards - supplements all cancer-related chapters
  • Highly valuable appendices contain full color drawings of the cranial nerves, tips on when and how to perform emergency procedures, and more

This user-friendly handbook is an essential resource for every resident, fellow, and clinician in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and in any discipline that requires a solid understanding of otolaryngology-related issues.

About the Author

is in practice at Maine Coast OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery, Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth, ME, USA

Praise For…

Encompasses the majority of the spectrum of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery clinical training and practice...includes bullet lists, tables, algorithms, diagrams for reference...facilitates trainee learning and recall of the relevant information. Particularly valuable features in this reviewer's opinion are the three appendices...a valuable contribution.--Head & NeckHandbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery is highly recommended forotolaryngology trainees and clinicians. It earns its spot in their lab coats with few competitorseven coming close to the amount of information packed into such a compact book.-- MedicalScienceBooks.comAn essential resource for every resident--www.mcmhospital.orgA wonderful contribution.-- European Journal of Plastic SurgeryThis review- style format and the breadth of topic in this text make it an excellent choice for both residents and more experienced otolaryngologists who might want a quality pocket reference book.-- Annals of Otology, Rhinology & LaryngologyI commend Drs. Goldenberg and Goldstein for publishing a valuable addition to the literature that will certainly become a heavily-highlighted guide for the next generation of otolaryngology students.--Aesthetic SurgeryOverall, this book is an excellent resource for clinicians seeking a firm knowledge base of the subject matter related to otolaryngologyhead and neck surgery.--Otolaryngology - Head and Neck SurgeryEach section of the book is broken down further into subsections which include information about a specific condition such as sensorineural hearing loss. The epidemiology, clinical signs and symptoms, evaluation and treatment of each condition are each discussed in a fair amount of detail for a handbook...Overall, this density of information in such a portable size makes Handbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery an excellent choice for those looking for a mobile reference...It earns its spot in their lab coats with few competitors even coming close to the amount of information packed into such a compact book...highly recommended.--MedicalScienceBooks.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604060287
ISBN-10: 160406028X
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Publication Date: September 16th, 2010
Pages: 774
Language: English