Decision Making in Otolaryngology

Editors: Cuneyt M Alper, Eugene N Myers, David E Eibling

This outstanding algorithm-based resource allows you to evaluate and manage a broad spectrum of otolaryngology problems with confidence! The new edition is comprehensively revised, re-written, and updated with all the latest advances in basic science and surgical technique as well as 36 brand-new chapters. Each chapter delivers a logical, step-by-step approach to an important condition complemented with a lucid algorithm that puts the full picture of medical and surgical management at your fingertips. 

  • Examines a wide range of common and uncommon adult and pediatric disorders, plastic and reconstructive surgery, cancer therapy, and much more -- 181 conditions in all
  • Integrates the knowledge, experience, skills, insights, and expertise of respected experts from around the world
  • An ideal reference for both students and practicing physicians
  • A title in the award-winning “Decision Making” series. 

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Clinical Examination of the Ear in Children
Chapter 2: Failed Newborn Hearing Screening
Chapter 3: Conductive Hearing Loss
Chapter 4: Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Chapter 5: Congenital Hearing Loss
Chapter 6: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Chapter 7: Noise-induced Hearing Loss
Chapter 8: Unilateral Deafness
Chapter 9: Habilitation and Rehabilitation of Pediatric Hearing Loss
Chapter 10: Hearing Aids and Assistive Devices
Chapter 11: Implantable Hearing Aids
Chapter 12: Cochlear Implants in Adults
Chapter 13: Pediatric Cochlear Implants
Chapter 14: Tinnitus
Chapter 15: Dizziness
Chapter 16: Vestibular Rehabilitation
Chapter 17: Otalgia
Chapter 18: Otorrhea
Chapter 19: Otitis Externa
Chapter 20: Deformities of the Auricle
Chapter 21: Congenital Aural Atresia and Congenital External Auditory Canal Stenosis
Chapter 22: Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Chapter 23: Patulous Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Chapter 24: Acute Otitis Media
Chapter 25: Otitis Media with Effusion
Chapter 26: Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media
Chapter 27: Extracranial Complications of Otitis Media
Chapter 28: Facial Paralysis
Chapter 29: Facial Paralysis—Bell's Palsy
Chapter 30: Sequelae of Chronic Otitis Media
Chapter 31: Tympanic Membrane Retraction and Retraction Pockets
Chapter 32: Tympanic Membrane Perforation
Chapter 33: Cholesteatoma
Chapter 34: Cholesteatoma in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 35: Intracranial Complications of Otitis Media
Chapter 36: Auricular Trauma
Chapter 37: Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea
Chapter 38: Otosclerosis
Chapter 39: Meniere's Disease
Chapter 40: Vestibular Neuritis
Chapter 41: Ototoxicity
Chapter 42: Tumors of the Ear and Temporal Bone
Chapter 43: Glomus Tumors of the Temporal Bone and Skull Base
Chapter 44: Petrous Apex Lesions
Chapter 45: Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors
Chapter 46: Vestibular Disorders in Older People
Chapter 47: Nasal Obstruction
Chapter 48: Nasal Obstruction in the Child
Chapter 49: Congenital Nasal Masses
Chapter 50: Choanal Atresia and Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture Stenosis
Chapter 51: Disorders of the Nasolacrimal Apparatus
Chapter 52: Rhinorrhea
Chapter 53: Epistaxis
Chapter 54: Nasal Foreign Bodies
Chapter 55: Olfactory Disorders
Chapter 56: Treatment of Nasal Septal Perforation
Chapter 57: Headache and Facial Pain
Chapter 58: Acute and Subacute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis
Chapter 59: Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Chapter 60: Fungal Rhinosinusitis
Chapter 61: Rhinosinusitis in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 62: Complications of Bacterial Sinusitis
Chapter 63: Pediatric Orbital Subperiosteal Abscess
Chapter 64: Nasal Allergy
Chapter 65: Nonallergic Rhinitis
Chapter 66: Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
Chapter 67: Malignant Sinonasal Neoplasms
Chapter 68: Benign Sinonasal Neoplasms
Chapter 69: Inflammatory Lesions of the Nose
Chapter 70: Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx
Chapter 71: Intracranial Extension of Cancer of the Sinonasal Tract
Chapter 72: Approaches to Tumors of the Skull Base
Chapter 73: Complications of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Chapter 74: Dysphagia
Chapter 75: Drooling
Chapter 76: Trismus
Chapter 77: Evaluation of Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Chapter 78: Non-apneic Snoring
Chapter 79: Medical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Chapter 80: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Chapter 81: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Pediatric Population
Chapter 82: Persistent Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea After Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
Chapter 83: Adenotonsillar Disease in Children
Chapter 84: Mucosal Diseases of the Mouth and Pharynx
Chapter 85: Sore Throat and Pharyngitis
Chapter 86: Oral Fetor
Chapter 87: Oral Hard Tissue Diseases
Chapter 88: Xerostomia
Chapter 89: Orthodontic Problems in Children and Adults
Chapter 90: Masticatory Pain and Dysfunction
Chapter 91: Taste Disturbance
Chapter 92: Neoplasms of the Lip
Chapter 93: Neoplasms of the Tongue
Chapter 94: Neoplasms of the Floor of the Mouth
Chapter 95: Tumors of the Base of the Tongue
Chapter 96: Neoplasms of the Tonsil and Retromolar Trigone
Chapter 97: Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Chapter 98: Neoplasms of the Hypopharynx
Chapter 99: Salivary Gland Enlargement
Chapter 100: Neoplasms of the Parotid Gland
Chapter 101: Neoplasms of the Submandibular Gland
Chapter 102: Congenital Malformations of the Esophagus
Chapter 103: Cricopharyngeal Achalasia
Chapter 104: Esophageal Diverticula
Chapter 105: Foreign Body Injury to the Esophagus
Chapter 106: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Chapter 107: Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 108: Management of Caustic Ingestion in Children
Chapter 109: Hematemesis
Chapter 110: Hoarseness and Dysphonia
Chapter 111: Dyspnea
Chapter 112: Prenatal Suspicion of Airway Obstruction
Chapter 113: Neonatal Respiratory Distress
Chapter 114: Stridor in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 115: Acute Airway Obstruction
Chapter 116: Stridor of Suspected Inflammatory Etiology
Chapter 117: Management of Speech and Language Disorders
Chapter 118: Management of Disorders of the Professional Voice
Chapter 119: Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Chapter 120: Chronic Cough
Chapter 121: Cough in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 122: Aspiration
Chapter 123: Aspiration in Children
Chapter 124: Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis
Chapter 125: Bilateral Vocal Fold Immobility
Chapter 126: Neonatal Vocal Fold Paralysis
Chapter 127: Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Chapter 128: Laryngeal Trauma
Chapter 129: Laryngotracheal Stenosis
Chapter 130: Laryngocele
Chapter 131: Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Chapter 132: Leukoplakia
Chapter 133: Cancer of the Supraglottis
Chapter 134: Cancer of the Glottis and Subglottis
Chapter 135: Pharyngocutaneous Fistula
Chapter 136: Postlaryngectomy Voice Restoration
Chapter 137: Foreign Body of the Airway
Chapter 138: Postoperative Tracheostomy Care
Chapter 139: Hemoptysis
Chapter 140: The Mass in the Neck in the Pediatric Age Group
Chapter 141: Inflammatory Neck Masses in Children
Chapter 142: Vascular Malformations of the Head and Neck
Chapter 143: Vascular Tumors of the Head and Neck
Chapter 144: Neck Pain
Chapter 145: Neck Mass in Adults
Chapter 146: Management of the Neck in Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 147: Neck Trauma
Chapter 148: Parapharyngeal Space Lesions
Chapter 149: Thyroid Enlargement
Chapter 150: Thyroid Nodule
Chapter 151: Hyperparathyroidism
Chapter 152: Lymphomas of the Head and Neck
Chapter 153: Neoplastic Involvement of the Carotid Artery
Chapter 154: Orbital Involvement by Tumor
Chapter 155: Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities
Chapter 156: Nasal Deformity with and without Nasal Obstruction
Chapter 157: Deformity of the Nasal Tip
Chapter 158: Revision Rhinoplasty
Chapter 159: Soft Tissue Injuries of the Face
Chapter 160: Maxillofacial Trauma
Chapter 161: Orbital Fractures
Chapter 162: Fractures of the Mandible
Chapter 163: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma in Children
Chapter 164: Reconstruction of Major Head and Neck Defects
Chapter 165: Reconstruction of Cutaneous Defects of the Head and Neck
Chapter 166: Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation
Chapter 167: Scar Revision
Chapter 168: Aging Face and Neck
Chapter 169: Cancer of the Skin of the Head and Neck
Chapter 170: Malignant Melanoma
Chapter 171: Bleeding Disorders
Chapter 172: Anesthesia
Chapter 173: Management of Syndromic Children
Chapter 174: Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 175: Chemotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 176: Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 177: Pulmonary Mass in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 178: Follow-Up of Patients with Cancer
Chapter 179: Cancer with Distant Metastasis
Chapter 180: Management of the Patient with Terminal Cancer
Chapter 181: Approaching Medical Error