Key Features:Includes information on evidence-based management of pediatric sinusitis and otitis mediaCovers contemporary trends in the evaluation of sensorineural hearing loss and cochlear implantation Provides a current review of airway evaluation and reconstruction
The contributors to this volume are recognized experts in pediatric otorhinolaryngology and have presented clinical information, new insights on differential diagnosis, and the latest diagnostic methods and treatment modalities in a format that is accessible to residents, clinicians, and specialists who treat pediatric patients.
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