Key Features:Contains chapters on dysphagia, aspiration, tracheotomy, and coughIncludes more than 100 high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs that clarify the information in the textWritten and edited by renowned experts in the field of laryngology
This clinical resource is the go-to book that residents, fellows, and practicing otolaryngologists will consult when they are in need of practical guidance on managing cases of laryngeal pathology in the course of their practice.
The heart of the book consists of chapters on managing patients during the full range of otolaryngologic procedures. These chapters are structured chronologically, and otolaryngologic and anesthesiologic perspectives are systematically presented for each operative stage.
Foundational topics such as gross and radiographic anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology are covered. The book includes a unique chapter on oxygen delivery systems that serves as a comprehensive review for anesthesiologists and an overview for the otolaryngologist. Special topics addressed include acute and chronic pain management, and the logistics of managing an office-based surgical practice.
· “All-in-one” reference for otolaryngologists and otolaryngologic anesthesiologists
· Surgical and anesthesiologic perspectives marshaled for pre-operative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods· Pearls and Insights at end of chapters
· Organized by surgical region
· Special challenges of difficult airway and of pediatric otolaryngologic procedures addressed