Overall, a high-quality atlas, likely to be very beneficial to a junior otolaryngology resident, medical student, primary care physician or emergency room physician. It is pocket-sized for easy portability, and the bullet format makes it very user friendly. This text will be a very quick reference guide for many commonly encountered otolaryngology entities, and will serve as a good introduction to our specialty. -- Melanie Seybt, MD, Head and Neck, August, 2011
Returning in a new edition, this popular color atlas is a concise visual guide for the diagnosis of the full range of ENT conditions. Incorporating the latest developments in the field, this edition opens with an overview of examination techniques, providing descriptions of instruments, imaging, and diagnostic tests. Separate sections cover common and uncommon disorders of the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx, and the head and neck. High-quality photographs are complemented by guidelines for the effective diagnosis and treatment of each clinical problem.
Features of the fifth edition:
- Expanded discussion of such topics as facial plastic surgery, care for the pediatric patient, and head and neck disorders
- More than 660 high-quality full-color photographs and illustrations that demonstrate key concepts
Ideal for medical students and residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, this atlas is also a valuable reference for physicians in related specialties.
Tony R Bull, FRCS, is Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital; Honorary Senior Lecturer to the Institute of Laryngology and Otology; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital; and Consultant Surgeon, King Edward VII Hospital; London, United Kingdom.
John S Almeyda, FRCS, is Consultant ENT Surgeon, West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
[A] reference source...provides a quick overview of some major otolaryngological diagnoses...excellent photographs...pictures feature superb quality...succinct, pictorial, and engaging atlas is an attractive addition to emergency rooms, general practitioner's offices, and medical school libraries.--Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology<i>You do not have to be specifically interested in ENT to appreciate or fine this book of usemany other medical disciplines...will find this book an invaluable resource and reference guide. </i><strong>Annals of the Royal College of Surgery March 211</strong[High-quality] images...concise explanations...particularly comprehensive...provides excellent examples...provides a broad demonstration of many ENT diseases likely to be encountered by physicians...[this] book would be a valuable reference.--Annals of Otology, Rhinology and LaryngologyAn atlas for the diagnosis of ear, nose and throat conditions that addresses exam techniques,imaging, diagnostic tests, and common and uncommon disorders of the ear, nose pharynx and larynx,and head and neck, through color images and concise description[s]. This edition [features] discussionof topics such as facial plastic surgery, pediatric care, and head and neck disorders. -- booknews.com[Four stars] A concise photographic atlas...a high-yield, easy-to-read synopsis of what conditions one might encounter in the ENT clinic...The beautiful glossy color photos are informative...This is a perfect introductory book.--Doody's ReviewPraise for the previous edition:Should be found in every otolaryngology clinic or office affiliated with a teaching institution.--Otology & NeurotologyRecommend[ed]...without hesitation.--The Journal of Laryngology & OtologyThe format relies heavily on pictorials that attract attention and direct to the succinct text focusing on diagnosis. This arrangement will appeal to medical students and junior trainees as a reference source...provides a quick overview of some major otolaryngological diagnoses...excellent photographs of the diagnostic procedures and tools...This succinct, pictorial, and engaging atlas is an attractive addition to emergency rooms, general practitioner's offices, and medical school libraries.--Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology