Essential Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Tenth Edition

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May 11, 2012


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The leading guide to otolaryngology - invaluable for board review or as a clinical refresher

A Doody's Core Title for 2015.

For more than four decades, K.J. Lee's Essential Otolaryngology has been the premier international guide to otolaryngology. This classic reference delivers top-to-bottom coverage that spans the entire discipline and provides an easy, at-a-glance review of the field's must-know information. The tenth edition features quick-access bulleted text, 150 illustrations, 100 tables, and thoroughly updated chapters that bring you up to speed with today's practice of otolaryngology.


  • The latest clinical information to help you treat dozens of conditions involving the head and neck, including:Balance disorders,Facial nerve paralysis,Congenital hearing loss,Cleft lip and palate,Infections of the temporal bone,Balance disorders,Facial nerve paralysis,Tumors of the larynx,Sinusitis,Cysts and tumors of the jaw
  • Coverage of nutrition, fluid, and electrolytes; facial plastic surgery; anesthesia for head and neck surgery; and pharmacology and therapeutics
  • The perfect otolaryngology primer and the ideal board review resource - in one compact volume
  • An increased number of diagnostic algorithms to enhance clinical decision making

Table of contents

1. Anatomy of the Ear
2. Audiology
3. Electrical Response Audiometry
4. The Vestibular System
5. Balance Disorders
6. Congenital Hearing Loss
7. Hearing Rehabilitation: Surgical and Nonsurgical
8. Cochlear Implants
9. Skull Base Surgery
10. Facial Nerve Paralysis
11. Syndromes and Eponyms
12. Embryology of Clefts & Pouches
13. Cleft Lip and Palate
14. Infections of the Temporal Bone
15. Noninfectious Disorders of the Ear
16. Paranasal Sinuses: Embryology, Anatomy, Endoscopic Diagnosis & Treatment
17. The Nose, Acute & Chronic Sinusitis
18. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
19. Immunology and Allergy
20. Salivary Gland Diseases
21. The Oral Cavity, Pharynx, Esophagus
22. The Larynx
23. Neck Spaces and Fascial Planes
24. Thyroid & Parathyroid Glands
25. Cysts and Tumors of the Jaw
26. Carotid Body Tumors and Vascular Anomalies
27. TNM Classification in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
28. Malignant Melanoma of the Head and Neck
29. Tumors of the Larynx
30. Tumors of the Paranasal Sinuses
31. Tumors of the Temporal Bone
32. Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx & Esophagus
33. Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery
34. Facial Plastic Surgery
35. Laser and Radiofrequency Surgery
36. Pediatric Otolaryngology
37. Anesthesia for Head and Neck Surgery
38. Surgical Hemostasis & Clotting Mechanisms
39. Chemotherapy of Head & Neck Cancer
40. Related Neurology and Neurosurgery
41. Related Ophthalmology
42. The Chest
43. Nutrition, Fluid, and Electrolytes
44. Antimicrobial Therapy in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
45. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
46. Highlights and Pearls
Answers to Chapter Questions

Author comments

KJ Lee, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Clinical Professor
Section of Otolaryngology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Managing Partner
Southern New England Ear, Nose, and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Group
New Haven, CT

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