Editor: Rahul K. Shah

Otolaryngology for the Pediatrician

eBook: US $49 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $143
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $196
ISBN: 978-1-60805-124-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-459-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2013
DOI: 10.2174/97816080545961130101

Introduction

Otolaryngology for the Pediatrician serves both as a primer as well as an instant reference for all medical practitioners caring for the pediatric patient. Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) diseases are very common in children and this e-book covers the vast majority of these conditions from an expert viewpoint with data published by respected medical professionals. Topics covered in this e-book include hearing loss, otitis media, neck masses and infections, sinusitis, stridor and many more. Readers with find actionable education needed to help care for their patients presented within simple, easy to read chapters.

Indexed in: Book Citation Index, Science Edition, EBSCO.

Foreword

Otolaryngology is at home in the practice of Pediatrics, with common disorders in uncommon patients and uncommon disorders in common patients filling many of the moments in both primary and specialty care pediatrics. The broad spectrum of Otolaryngology disorders are seen at every developmental stage, from before birth – with congenital causes of upper airway obstruction, to choanal atresia presenting at birth to the ear infections of early childhood and neck masses and thyroid disorders seen in teens. These problems are best approached through coordinated care and interdisciplinary thinking.

The eminent authors of this volume seek to elucidate and amplify these themes through their chapters in this eBook. The electronic format should facilitate rapid access and referencing, and promote better outcomes for children seen with otolaryngology disorders, and in maintaining the much travelled bridge between the worlds of otolaryngology and pediatrics.

Udayan K. Shah MD, FAAP, FACS
Director, Fellow and Resident Education
Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, Delaware
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Pediatrics
Thos. Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA.


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