Formatted like the bestselling "Pasha" (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) pocket guide, this text provides a condensed amount of high-yield information with a multidisciplinary approach to bring a broader range of insight into complex clinical challenges. Combining key insights from senior and junior authors, each chapter provides a unique perspective on the relevant information needed by those getting themselves established within the field.
Key features include:Contributions by leaders in the fieldTabs for each section for quick accessKey terms and notes in bold and italics
Shaun C. Desai, MD, is a full-time assistant professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His practice focuses exclusively on plastic surgery of the face, head, and neck and encompasses a broad spectrum of both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Desai's research interests include novel methods of microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck using innovative technology, and he is on a team of surgeons hoping to perform a series of face transplants at Johns Hopkins. He also has an interest in the diagnosis and management of malignant melanoma. He has received several research awards and grants and has published in several leading plastic surgery journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has a particular interest in teaching and received the distinguished Resident Teaching Award at Washington University as voted upon by his peers. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is board-certified by the AAO-HNS.
This book is especially for MBBS students who have taken medicine as their career and also for students preparing for various entrance tests to postgraduate diploma, MD/MS degree courses or Diplomate National Board or other competitive examinations.
It also serves as a foundation course for postgraduate students who have joined the speciality to pursue MS examination before taking to larger treatises on the subject and a quick revision before exam.
New and Thoroughly Updated ChaptersProptosis/Orbital Tumours Thyroid Gland and Its Disorders Surgery of Thyroid Anatomy and Physiology of Paranasal Sinuses Tumours of Nasopharynx Congenital Lesions of Larynx and Stridor Foreign Bodies of Air and Food Passages Laser Surgery, Radiofrequency Surgery and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy HIV Infection/AIDS and ENT Manifestations
Salient FeaturesSimple language, concise but comprehensive coverage of the subject, and clear and straightforward writing style with explanatory diagrams, photographs and flowcharts. Clinically oriented text and problem solving approach. Mnemonics to recall and reproduce the subject for exam going students. Nuggets for rapid review will help to solve many MCQs. A free companion website which provides more information on the subject in the form of case studies, self-assessment exercises, video clips, images, and latest updates on the subject from time to time.
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