Chapter

Ear, nose and throat diseases

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591183.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Ear, nose and throat diseases

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Ear, nose and throat diseases: Contents

Prevalence of ent symptoms - ent examination - The ear - Hearing tests audiology - Painful ears - Discharging ears - Fluid in the middle ear - Who to refer with glue ear? - Childhood deafness - Issues with cochlear implants - Deafness in adults - Tinnitus - Acoustic neuroma - Dangers of excessive noise - Vertigo - Rhinosinusitis & Nasal polyps - The paranasal sinuses - Nasal injury & foreign bodies - Nosebleed (epistaxis) - Throat infections - Tonsillar tumours - Stridor - Hoarseness - Laryngeal nerve palsy - Head & neck cancers - Dysphagia ohcm p233 - Facial palsy - Lumps in the neck - The salivary glands - Dry mouth (xerostomia) - Dentistry for doctors -

Ideally, read this chapter with a good supply of ent patients, ent teachers and audiologists to hand. If unavailable, guides to ent examination are found at www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlfilepath=journals/ijorl/current.xml. Free full text ent journals/videos: www.entusa.com/qt_wmv1.htm. For those inspired to learn more, try www.bcm.edu/oto/othersa.html. We thank Mr Chris Potter frcs, our ent Reader.

Chapter.  22594 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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