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.

Preface

It is commonly known that many diseases and conditions of concern to the pediatric patient manifest in the region of the head, neck, ear, nose, and throat. As such, Otolaryngologists frequently work in partnership with their Pediatrics colleagues in the diagnosis and management of such conditions. Indeed, the subspecialty of Pediatric Otolaryngology is relatively young – flourishing in the last three to four decades. Advances in Pediatric Otolaryngology have come from an international collaboration focused on tackling complex diagnostic and surgical issues in less than ideal conditions (small anatomy, underlying genetic malformations, limitations of instrumentation, etc.).

This eBook is written by eminent Pediatric Otolaryngologists chosen by the Editors for their specific research and clinical expertise in the conditions that they discuss. Each chapter provides a succinct overview of the clinical problem and its pertinence for the Pediatrician in managing such conditions. As expected, these are intended to be cursory discussions and of high clinical relevance for our colleagues. We sincerely appreciate the efforts of our authors and the publisher in helping this vision of an eBook dedicated to specific pediatric Otolaryngology conditions come to fruition. We are eager to share this with our health professional colleagues across the world and sincerely hope you find the content of pertinence and interest to the care you all provide.

Rahul K. Shah
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics

Diego A. Preciado
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics

George H. Zalzal
Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics
Children’s National Medical Center
George Washington University
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20010.

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