Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an accessible introduction to the core concepts and potentially complex interrelationships in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery. The fully revised new edition includes latest developments and up-to-date terminology, up-to-date diagnostic and treatment methods, and succinct overviews of important international consensus documents and position papers in the field. The book presents material in an engaging and user-friendly format, with chapters divided into study units that follow a consistent structure. Readers will also find a wealth of figures, tables, and flowcharts to facilitate quick comprehension of topics. Key Features: Completely updated chapters on audiology and vestibular disorders New or expanded discussion of olfactory mucosa and disturbances, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, imaging methods, immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, Aspergillus sinusitis, ear canal cholesteatoma, peripheral nerve paralysis, and much more More than 600 superb full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams-many new or improved for this edition-clarify anatomical, operative, and embryological concepts Chapters organized into brief study units make learning the material manageable and convenient Each study unit begins with a starter outlining objectives for the unit and its relationship to other units and the overall scheme Numerous cross-references to other study units enable rapid navigation to relevant areas "Knowledge in depth" boxes provide information that goes beyond a basic understanding, such as surgical techniques, historical details, and case examples "Points of emphasis" throughout call direct attention to the most pertinent facts Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an essential resource for ENT residents and trainees, residents and trainees in related specialties, and students on rotation. Its breadth of coverage and easy-to-learn format makes the book ideal for course or exam preparation, and will also serve as a useful reference source.
This excellent book does seem to edge closer than most to [the] Holy Grail; it makes use of fantastic illustrations, clarifying via simple diagrams many concepts.. Operative, embryological and anatomical diagrams, explanatory line diagrams beside scans, and pictorial representations of investigation results are all used to great effect, combining both clarity and relevance. This is a textbook that all students and trainees will find useful, that senior house officers and more junior registrars will appreciate for the pure knowledge, and that all those with exams, at all levels, will find an excellent aid to help structure their answers...It would provide an excellent resource for all ENT surgeons in helping to further structure topics for teaching sessions.--Journal of Laryngology & Otology "This well-written and concise textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of basic otolaryngology and head and neck surgery and includes the latest developments to date. This textbook is nicely organized into 4 main chapters based on anatomical location. Unique features of this book are the convenient brief study units which are embedded within each sub-chapter...Each study unit is presented in a clear and concise manner richly illustrated with high-resolution color images, detailed drawings, tables, graphs, and flow charts. Additionally, there is attention to symbols to represent points of emphasis and boxed texts to provide information that goes beyond basic understanding, including operating techniques, case study reports, and historical information...The form and content of the book place it in the category of an excellent textbook for medical students and beginning residents. [The authors] offer a highly effective, affordably priced introductory textbook of otolaryngology for aspiring medical students and residents."--The Laryngoscope