Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Part I. Diseases of the Ear, Dizziness, and Facial Paralysis; Chapter 1. History and Examination of the Ear; Chapter 2. Ear Pain; Chapter 3. Ear Drainage; Chapter 4. Hearing Loss; Chapter 5. Tinnitus; Chapter 6. Ear Plugging; Chapter 7. Trauma to the Ear; Chapter 8. Facial Nerve Paralysis; Chapter 9. Dizziness and Vertigo; Part II. Diseases of the Nose and Sinuses; Chapter 10. History and Examination of the Nose; Chapter 11. Nasal Obstruction; Chapter 12. Epistaxis; Chapter 13. Nasal Discharge; Chapter 14. Other Nasal and Sinus Conditions Chapter 15. Trauma to the Nose and FacePart III. Diseases of the Mouth, Throat, and Neck; Chapter 16. The History and Examination of the Mouth, Throat, and Neck; Chapter 17. Lesions of the Oral Cavity; Chapter 18. Sore Throat; Chapter 19. Hoarseness; Chapter 20. Swallowing Problems; Chapter 21. Airway Obstruction; Chapter 22. Chronic Cough; Chapter 23. Disorders of the Salivary Glands, Thyroid, and Parathyroid; Chapter 24. Pediatric and Adult Head and Neck Masses; Chapter 25. Neck Pain; Chapter 26. Trauma to the Neck; Chapter 27. Common Otolaryngology Procedures Covering the full-range of disorders, this book helps primary care physicians diagnose and treat ear, nose, and throat problems. Easy-to-read, concise, and uniquely symptom-based rather than disease-based, it guides the physician as to how to make a diagnosis, what other tests to order, how to decide on treatment, and what the warning signs are for referral to a specialist.