Manual of Allergy and Clinical Immunology for Otolaryngologists begins with an introduction to the fundamental immunologic processes necessary to understand allergic mechanism and diseases and goes on to include food and drug allergies, anaphylaxis, immune deficiencies, occupational allergic diseases, and tumor immunology, among other topics. Otolaryngologists across all specialties as well as residents will benefit from the current information that focuses on the most important aspects of each topic in a concise, easy to reference format.
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 editors have treated a significant number of patients with this condition and have collected objective and scientifically validated outcome measures, thus establishing a balanced and scientific approach to literature review and the material presented. This text aims to provide guidance, based upon a body of evidence, to enable readers to make informed decisions on management options.
Laryngeal and Tracheobronchial Stenosis covers new topics applicable to all populations, such as:Objective outcomes assessment - a new field that has largely developed through the editors' effortsThe worldwide shift in a surgical emphasis toward endoscopic and office-based proceduresThe development of new tracheal replacement techniquesNew diseases that have emerged and disease managementClinically-accessible, significant background bodies of knowledge on histopathology and physiology
In Pseudohypacusis: False and Exaggerated Hearing Loss, Dr. Peck has amassed information on the subject of this condition in ways never before accomplished. He has included all related subjects and has treated the different theories and beliefs in impartial and logical ways. This is both a practical text with adequate 'how to' application and a scholarly piece. Each subject is carefully examined and exhaustively covered in unbiased ways with clear and direct writing. This text belongs on the shelves of practicing clinicians and should be added to the reading lists of courses taken by candidates for the Doctor of Audiology degree.