The book is eminently suitable for primary care physicians and emergency room or urgent care personnel, resident physicians in primary care fields, medical students and admirably serves those studying for the Boards, as well as allied health professionals, including ENT nurses and audiologists.
Dr. Hamid R. Djalilian received his M.D. and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota. He completed an Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery fellowship at Minnesota Ear, Head and Neck Clinic and the University of Minnesota.
Djalilian served as director of the division of otology, neurotology, and skull base surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago and has served on the faculty at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA prior to joining University of California, Irvine.
He currently serves as the director of the division of otology, neurotology, and skull base surgery at UC Irvine.
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
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.
Organized by anatomical region, each chapter covers the relevant anatomy and physiology, methods of investigation, and a comprehensive range of diseases. Succinct descriptions of diseases cover clinical findings, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment.
Key features of the third edition:
Scary Cases in Otolaryngology is an extension of the annual Scary Cases Conference held by the Boston University School of Medicine. The conference began in 2011 and aims to improve patient safety by addressing complex and controversial cases that involve increased risk, complications, and unfavorable outcomes. The cases in the text have been selected from previous conference presentations.
This exciting and unique book addresses questions such asDid you make a wrong diagnosis before arriving at the correct one?Do you believe that you did everything correctly and the outcome was still unsatisfactory?Did a patient have a serious condition that was difficult to diagnose?Were there major complications?Did you have a difficult ethical dilemma?Were you required to treat a condition beyond your expertise?
This innovative text includes clinical information on cases provided by faculty from top medical schools along with their narratives on what they learned. Contributors also include experts in medical malpractice and malpractice liability insurance. Practicing otolaryngologists, otolaryngology residents, malpractice attorneys, law students, otolaryngology nurse practitioners and primary care physicians will benefit from the examples in these "scary cases."
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