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Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery 

Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery
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Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery
Author(s):

Matthew D. Gardiner

and Neil R. Borley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204755.003.0011
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date: 23 January 2021

This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of audiology, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely hearing loss, benign labyrinth conditions and disorders of equilibrium, otitis media, chronic suppurative otitis media, external ear, epistaxis, nasal conditions, snoring, and sleep apnoea, childhood airway conditions, adenoids and tonsils, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands, neck lumps, laryngeal cancer, oropharyngeal, nasal, and nasopharyngeal cancer, facial palsy, and acute red eye. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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