Table of Contents

Section I: Otology and audiology. Embryology and anatomy of the ear.
Physiology of the ear.
External ear disease.
Otitis media.
Middle ear surgery.
Otosclerosis.
Sensorineural hearing loss.
Other hearing disorders.
Tinnitus.
Vestibular Schwannoma.
Tumours of the ear and skin.
Ear and temporal bone trauma.
Otalgia.
Audiology—terminology and tests.
Hearing aids.
Cochlear implantation.
Vestibular disorders.
Vestibular examination and investigation.
Facial nerve.
Imaging of the ear.
Section II: Rhinology. Sinonasal anatomy and physiology.
Acute and chronic nasal disorders.
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis and other vasculitides in the ENT region.
European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps.
Complications of sinusitis.
Fungal sinus disease.
Endoscopic sinus surgery and complications.
Ciliary motility disorders.
Epistaxis.
Headache and facial pain.
Tumours of the nose and paranasal sinuses.
Snoring and sleep apnoea.
Anatomy and physiology of the olfactory and gustatory systems.
Olfactory and gustatory disorders.
Nasolacrimal disorders.
Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea.
Rhinoplasty and nasal cosmesis.
Facial fractures and swelling.
Facial flaps, scars, and keloids.
Section III: Laryngology, head and neck. Laryngeal anatomy and physiology.
Non-neoplastic laryngeal pathology.
Benign laryngeal tumours.
Malignant laryngeal tumours.
Vocal fold palsy.
Non-neoplastic salivary gland disease.
Major salivary gland tumours.
Diseases of the oral cavity and oropharynx.
Tumours of the lip and oral cavity.
Benign thyroid disease.
Thyroid nodule.
Tumours of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
Multiple endocrine neoplasia.
Tracheostomy.
Neck, laryngeal, and tracheal trauma and stenosis.
Deep neck space infection.
Benign neck disease.
Tumours of the pharynx.
Tumours of the parapharyngeal space.
Metastatic neck disease.
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in head and neck cancer.
Robotic surgery and transoral laser surgery in head and neck.
Section IV: Paediatric otorhinolaryngology. Congenital malformations of the ear.
Deafness in children.
Paediatric hearing assessment.
Congenital abnormalities of the head and neck.
Paediatric laryngeal pathology.
Paediatric tracheal and oesophageal pathology.
Paediatric neck masses.
Paediatric airway assessment and management.
Development and the drooling child.
Tonsils and adenoids.
Haemangiomas and other vascular malformations.
This section is expanded section v miscellaneous.
Microbiology of ENT.
Pharmacology and anaesthetics.
Medical statistics.
Clinical governance and audit.
Classifications. "Concise and to-the-point, this book provides a highly effective review and study aid for postgraduate and exit exam candidates in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. It covers the full breadth of the field in manageable nuggets of information that are easily learned and retained, and ensures that trainees are prepared for all frequently asked exam questions. Special Features: Distills key facts into bullet points for rapid access to essential information, without the need to wade through lengthy, extraneous material, Covers the full range of topics in the modern ENT syllabus, as well as other important areas (e.g., imaging techniques, pharmacology, medical statistics) that are encountered in todays exams, Organized by subspecialty for quick, convenient review of selected topics, Serves equally well as a compact reference and refresher in the clinic, hospital or operating theatre, Offers a valuable overview of otolaryngology for trainees in allied specialties, such as maxillofacial and plastic surgery, audiology and speech-language pathology. Primarily geared to the Diploma of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery (DOHNS) and Fellowship Intercollegiate (FRCS-ORL HNS) exams in the UK, Bullet points in ENT is also an excellent learning resource for similar tests in Europe, India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries. It is ideal as a current, comprehensive, study and revision aid in this rapidly expanding specialty"--Provided by publisher.