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Title Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery / Giles Warner [and others]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 855 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford specialist handbooks
Oxford specialist handbooks in surgery
Oxford specialist handbooks in surgery.
Oxford specialist handbooks.
Contents 1 Introduction; Evidence-based medicine; Statistics for the non-statistician; Critical appraisal of papers; Medico-legal issues in clinical practice; Consent; Breaking bad news; Communicating with patients and colleagues; Dealing with difficult patients and colleagues; Clinical governance; Principals of clinical audit; Preparing for the consultant interview; Appraisal; 2 ENT history and examination; History and examination of the ear; History and examination of the nose; History and examination of the throat and neck; 3 Common methods of presentation; Hoarse voice
Care of myocutaneous flapsTracheostomy care; Discharge planning; 6 Mouth, tonsils, and adenoids; Anatomy; Benign lesions of the oral cavity; Oral cancer; Surgery for malignant lesions of the tongue and floor of mouth; Oropharyngeal cancer; Surgery for cancer of the oropharynx; Tonsils and adenoids; Tonsillitis; Simple snoring; Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty; 7 The salivary glands; Anatomy; Benign salivary gland tumours; Malignant salivary gland tumours; Submandibular gland excision; Ranula; Parotidectomy; Inflammatory salivary gland conditions; 8 The larynx and trachea; Anatomy
Epistaxis (nosebleed)Dysphagia (swallowing difficulty); A feeling of a lump in the throat; A lump in the neck; Mouth or tongue ulcer; Stridor; Facial nerve palsy; Nasal obstruction; The discharging ear; Dizziness and vertigo; Otalgia (earache); Hearing loss; Tinnitus; Facial pain; 4 Imaging in head and neck; Introduction; Computerized Tomography (CT); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA); Position Emission Tomography (PET); USS; Angiography and embolization; Skull base radiology; 5 Ward care; Pre-operative care; Special considerations; Post-operative care
Infections of the larynxRigid endoscopy 1: direct pharyngo- laryngoscopy; Rigid endoscopy 2: microlaryngoscopy; Rigid bronchoscopy; Microscopic laser laryngoscopy surgery (CO[sub(2)]); Rigid oesophagoscopy; Laryngeal cancer 1; Laryngeal cancer 2: presentation and assessment; Laryngeal cancer 3: treatment; Vertical partial laryngectomy; Horizontal supraglottic larygectomy; Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohroidepiglottopexy; Total laryngectomy; Voice restoration after laryngectomy; Pharyngolaryngectomy; Pharyngolaryngo-oesophagectomy; Benign laryngeal lesions; Vocal cord palsy; Phonosurgery
Laryngeal-framework surgeryBilateral vocal cord paralysis; Microlaryngeal surgery for benign lesions; The voice clinic; Stridor; The emergency airway; Tracheostomy; Tracheostomy tubes; Post-tracheostomy care; 9 Head and neck reconstruction; General principles; Pedicled flaps in head and neck reconstruction; Free tissue transfer in head and neck reconstruction; Specific advantages and disadvantages of each flap; Assessing flap failure; 10 The oesophagus and swallowing; Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD); Neurological causes of swallowing problems; Post-cricoid web; Achalasia
Summary The Oxford Specialist Handbook of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery is packed full of information which provides an invaluable aid to daily life in ENT practice. It contains comprehensive, practical approaches to subjects, presented in a compact and precise fashion to allow fast, streamlined access to current up-to-date information providing a superb text for education. This book provides an enjoyable way to learn the important aspects of a great medicalspecialty
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Head -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neck -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Otolaryngology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Otolaryngology, Operative -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures.
Head -- surgery.
Neck -- surgery.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Warner, Giles.
ISBN 0191552135 (electronic bk.)
9780191552137 (electronic bk.)