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.
Theodore R. McRackan, MD is an assistant professor of otolaryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his otolaryngology residency at Vanderbilt University. Dr. McRackan then completed his fellowship in Neurotology-Skull Base Surgery at the House Ear Clinic. His professional interests include neurotologic outcomes and quality of life research.
Derald E. Brackmann, MD attended college and medical school at the University of Illinois. He served in the United States Air Force in California and then completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Southern California, where he is Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery. He has spent his entire career at the House Clinic specializing in Otology/Neurotology. He has served as the president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Otologic Society, American Neurotology Society, and the Triological Society.
The concise, outline format is useful for rapid reading during urgent clinical situations as well as a last-minute refresher before rounds. The guide has proven essential for board review and maintenance of certification exams as well as a quick source for primary care providers. The fifth edition of this bestselling reference features numerous improvements, including:Updates of all chapters featuring the latest diagnostic and treatment informationA host of new contributing authorsCoediting by residents and fellows to ensure high-yield, relevant contentA brand-new radiology appendixMnemonics to aid memorizationUpdated cancer staging23 new and updated professional illustrations
This text represents an excellent summary of the current state of knowledge in otology. This text is strongly recommended as a primer in otology for residents. Practicing otolaryngologists and otologists will find it a useful review. The text's up-to-date contributions and references offer an excellent resource even for the experienced otologist. Otology and Neurotology
Clinical Otology, Fourth Edition, is a detailed, contemporary review of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with otologic and related disorders. It addresses basic science, the clinical application of therapeutics in otology, and current research, and is designed to help physicians make the best decisions in managing the care of their patients.
Key Features:New chapters on molecular genetic diagnostics, contemporary management of external and internal hearing devices, and vestibular and audiologic neuro diagnosticsMore than 150 high-quality, color illustrations clarify key concepts presented in the textCovers the current clinical application of genetics and contemporary testing for hearing loss
All otolaryngologists -- head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and residents seeking to optimize patient care should have this up-to-date reference in their medical library.