Formatted like the bestselling "Pasha" (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) pocket guide, this text serves as both a study resource and a portable reference guide. Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery can be used by otolaryngology residents on their neurotology rotations, neurotology fellows throughout their training, and otologists and neurotologists preparing for recertification. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists will also benefit from having a convenient reference guide to better understand their patients diagnoses.
It is divided into seven main parts:Part I. IntroductionPart II. Anatomy and Physiology of SwallowingPart III. Evaluation: A. Clinical EvaluationPart III. Evaluation: B. Functional TestsPart IV. Pathophysiology of Swallowing DisordersPart V. Nonsurgical Treatment of Swallowing DisordersPart VI. Surgical Treatment of Swallowing DisordersPart VII. Swallowing Disorders: Prevalence and Management in Special Populations
Each section has been carefully edited with up-to-date references and provides the reader with a host of new material related to diagnosis, testing, and management of swallowing disorders. The authors represent the current core of those involved in multidisciplinary swallowing centers, and each focuses on his or her area of specialization. They bring their own perspective on the issues and challenges they face in managing swallowing disorders, knowing that other specialists are equally involved. This single volume is intended for practicing clinicians, students, and research scientists and represents up-to-date information in each area of specialization.
Special Features:Details extensive discussions of normal swallow in pediatric and adult populationsProvides concise outlines of specific clinical examinations by seven clinical specialists: Otolaryngology, Speech Pathology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, and NutritionDescribes a variety of treatments offered by many different specialties, including prosthodontists, speech-language pathologists, infectious disease specialists, and pediatriciansBrings issues of diet and nutrition up to date within the international dysphagia diet guidelinesFeatures a multidisciplinary team approach blended throughout the text that reflects the needs of the patients with swallowing disorders
This book is designed to be a useful reference for the practicing Otolaryngologist, but is also appropriate for the ENT resident, medical student, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or physical therapist dealing with dizziness. It is also a helpful study tool on otology related topics for the otolaryngology boards.
A complete review of the pediatric subspecialty
Bulleted list format for quick reference
Tabs for each chapter enable readers to quickly find sections they need More than 100 preeminent chapter authors from more than 30 renowned institutions
Covers a range of topics and resources for both preparation for qualifying examinations, and also as a reference guide for otolaryngologists, pediatricians, trainees, students, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants
Key topics in balance function testing are addressed, such as indications for testing, what these tests can and cannot reveal, as well as the basics on how these tests are performed and interpreted.