Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Clinical Diagnosis and Management

Author: Samantha Anne,Judith E. C. Lieu,Margaret A. Kenna

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1635500125

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Diagnosis and Management is a quick reference manual for pediatricians, residents, audiologists, and others who work with pediatric patients. This text distills the breadth of knowledge on this topic into one that is manageable and easily comprehensible. Pediatric hearing loss is an incredibly complex topic replete with controversies, evolving research findings, and subtle differences in management and diagnosis with different types of hearing loss. Currently, there is no such manual for pediatric hearing loss and the literature that is available can be overwhelming and difficult to read as a quick reference. This text provides practical content for daily clinical use alongside CT and MRI images, audiograms, and algorithms. The chapters distill this complex topic into distinct subsets such as unilateral hearing loss, congenital hearing loss, and sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss addresses clinical questions that arise in daily practice by pediatricians and otolaryngologists and can be used by residents for preparation for in-service training exams or as a teaching tool.

Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Greg R. Licameli,David E. Tunkel

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9382076107

Category: Medical

Page: 198

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Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology: Diagnosis and Treatment addresses the medical and surgical treatment of the most common and challenging clinical conditions in the rapidly growing field of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. Clear, concise chapters distill a significant amount of information that the pediatric subspecialist will find useful to reference in daily practice. Residents will also find this text valuable as a guide during pediatric otorhinolaryngology rotations. Key Features: Includes information on evidence-based management of pediatric sinusitis and otitis media Covers contemporary trends in the evaluation of sensorineural hearing loss and cochlear implantation Provides a current review of airway evaluation and reconstruction The contributors to this volume are recognized experts in pediatric otorhinolaryngology and have presented clinical information, new insights on differential diagnosis, and the latest diagnostic methods and treatment modalities in a format that is accessible to residents, clinicians, and specialists who treat pediatric patients.

Hearing Loss

Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Author: Jos J. Eggermont

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128093498

Category: Medical

Page: 426

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Hearing Loss: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment covers hearing loss, causes and prevention, treatments, and future directions in the field, also looking at the cognitive problems that can develop. To avoid the “silent epidemic of hearing loss, it is necessary to promote early screening, use hearing protection, and change public attitudes toward noise. Successful treatments of hearing loss deal with restoring hearing sensitivity via hearing aids, including cochlear, brainstem, or midbrain implants. Both the technical aspects and effects on the quality of life of these devices are discussed. The integration of all aspects of hearing, hearing loss, prevention, and treatment make this a perfect one-volume course in audiology at the graduate student level. However, it is also a great reference for established audiologists, ear surgeons, neurologists, and pediatric and geriatric professionals. Presents an in-depth overview of hearing loss, causes and prevention, treatments, and future directions in the field Written for researchers and clinicians, such as auditory neuroscientists, audiologists, neurologists, speech pathologists, pediatricians, and geriatricians Presents the benefits and problems with hearing aids and cochlear implants Includes important quality of life issues

Hearing in Children, Sixth Edition

Author: Jerry L. Northern,Marion P. Downs

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597569240

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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In this completely updated sixth edition, Hearing in Children thoroughly examines the current knowledge of pediatric audiology, and provides a medical perspective on the identification, diagnosis, and management of hearing loss in children. This enduring text has been the chief pediatric hearing resource used worldwide by audiologists for nearly 40 years. Key features to Hearing in Children, Sixth Edition include: An expanded review of the medical aspects--early intervention, genetics, diseases and disorders, and treatments--of pediatric hearing loss as well as hearing and auditory disorders in infants, toddlers, and young childrenPractical descriptions of age-specific testing protocols and hearing screening technologies, and early hearing loss detection and intervention proceduresComprehensive coverage of amplification for children with hearing loss, including fitting and management issues in hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devicesValuable information on the role of family-centered services related to all aspects of childhood deafnessA revised appendix of hearing disorders that includes 90 syndromes and disorders associated with childhood deafnessNearly 500 new and current references

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hearing Impairment in Children

Author: Dennis George Pappas

Publisher: Singular

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 279

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Updated and revised, this influential text provides a wealth of inform ation, in a reader-friendly style, on all issues pertaining to hearing loss in children Integrates otologic and audiologic understanding of the diseases and conditions that cause congenital and acquired hearing loss Discusses effective infant hearing screening strategies, birth-r elated trauma, congenital hearing loss, and effective strategies for h abilitation Includes new chapter on cochlear implants, including the l atest developments.

Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1441917950

Category: Medical

Page: 3164

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Growth is one of the human body’s most intricate processes: each body part or region has its own unique growth patterns. Yet at the individual and population levels, growth patterns are sensitive to adverse conditions, genetic predispositions, and environmental changes. And despite the body’s capacity to compensate for these developmental setbacks, the effects may be far-reaching, even life-long. The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease brings this significant and complex field together in one comprehensive volume: impact of adverse variables on growth patterns; issues at different stages of prenatal development, childhood, and adolescence; aspects of catch-up growth, endocrine regulation, and sexual maturation; screening and assessment methods; and international perspectives. Tables and diagrams, applications to other areas of health and disease, and summary points help make the information easier to retain. Together, these 140 self-contained chapters in 15 sections [ok?] cover every area of human growth, including: Intrauterine growth retardation. Postnatal growth in normal and abnormal situations. Cells and growth of tissues. Sensory growth and development. Effects of disease on growth. Methods and standards for assessment of growth, and more. The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease is an invaluable addition to the reference libraries of a wide range of health professionals, among them health scientists, physicians, physiologists, nutritionists, dieticians, nurses, public health researchers, epidemiologists, exercise physiologists, and physical therapists. It is also useful to college-level students and faculty in the health disciplines, and to policymakers and health economists.

Pediatric Audiology

Diagnosis, Technology, and Management

Author: Jane R. Madell,Carol Flexer

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604068450

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Written by pioneering experts in the field, this updated and expanded edition of Pediatric Audiology focuses on the practical application of audiology principles and protocols that audiologists and graduate students need to master. It features new chapters on vestibular testing of children, bone anchored hearing aids, and interpretation of audiologic test results, as well as describing in detail the red flags that audiologists should know to identify and manage the barriers to a childs optimal auditory development. Key Features: Videos with closed captioning, available online on Thiemes MediaCenter, demonstrate the clinical testing techniques discussed in the book Detailed explanations of test protocols enable audiologists and otolaryngologists to use audiologic data to make thoughtful and effective management decisions for infants and children with hearing loss Step-by-step guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hearing and balance disorders give students practical information they need and help practitioners accurately evaluate patients Graduate students in audiology will read this text cover to cover and practicing audiologists will frequently refer to it in their daily practice.

Hearing Loss in Children, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America,

Author: Bradley W. Kesser

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323417078

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This essential subject to Otolaryngologists on Hearing Loss in Children is edited by leading physicians and academicians Dr. Bradley Kesser and Dr. Margaret Kenna. Topics in this issue on the state of art of diagnosing and managing pediatric hearing loss include: Audiometric evaluation of children with hearing loss; Taking the history and physical exam of the child with hearing loss; Radiographic evaluation of children with hearing loss; Acquired Hearing Loss in Children and Laboratory evaluation of children with hearing loss; Management of children with non-atretic conductive hearing loss; Management of children with congenital aural atresia; Diagnostic evaluation of children with sensorineural hearing loss; Management of children with mild, moderate, and moderate-severe SNHL; Management of children with severe, severe-profound, and profound SNHL; Management of children with unilateral hearing loss; Auditory Neuropathy/Dyssynchrony Disorder; Genetics of Hearing Loss – Syndromic; Genetics of Hearing Loss – Nonsyndromic; Psychosocial aspects of hearing loss in children; Speech and Auditory-Verbal Therapy; On the horizon - cochlear implant technology; Auditory brainstem implants; On the distant horizon - medical therapy for SNHL; Early Practice Considerations for Pediatric Hearing Loss. Each article presents clinically focused diagnosis and management.

Hearing Loss—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1481603485

Category: Medical

Page: 118

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Hearing Loss—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Hearing Loss. The editors have built Hearing Loss—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Hearing Loss in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Hearing Loss—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Pediatric Audiology Casebook

Author: Jane R. Madell,Carol Flexer

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604063858

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Pediatric Audiology Casebook bridges the gap between content knowledge and clinical application in an accessible manner that will enable readers to put learned theory into active practice by engaging them in problem-based learning.This compendium of key cases is an excellent choice for the classroom, covering everything from basic and complex diagnostic cases, to hearing aid technology, vestibular issues, and the management of auditory development. Each case is consistently organized, beginning with the patients clinical history and audiologic testing. The authors then pose a series of evaluative questions to the reader, followed by carefully considered, thought-provoking answers designed to foster understanding. Cases close with a discussion of the definitive diagnosis, recommended treatment options, and the final outcome.Features 69 highly relevant cases cover a wide variety of common and uncommon clinical scenarios All cases follow a consistent, user-friendly format, guiding the reader from assessment and diagnosis through treatment and outcome Incisive discussion questions provide a critical lens for clinical evaluation Over 50 audiograms are accompanied by a universal reference key to facilitate ease-of-use This textbook is essential reading for the graduate level audiology student on his or her quest to become a thoughtful and effective diagnostician. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and SLP professors, as well as a practical reference for clinicians in their daily practice. This text is also useful for SLPs who work with children with hearing loss, as well as for pediatricians and otolaryngologists.Pediatric Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to the bestselling textbook Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management by the same authors.

Medical Genetics in the Clinical Practice of ORL

Author: Raye L. Alford,V. Reid Sutton

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805596685

Category: Medical

Page: 158

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Diagnosis and management of adult and pediatric genetic disorders Experts in otorhinolaryngology as well as medical genetics have contributed their reviews to this comprehensive compilation. Introductory chapters deal with basic genetics followed by chapters devoted to specific disorders. The gamut of otorhinolaryngological diseases from both adult and pediatric practice is covered. Included are common disorders such as hearing loss, cleft lip and palate, and thyroid cancers as well as further chapters on rare disorders such as Usher syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 2 and paraganglioma. Also, emerging fields of genetic investigation including otitis media, chronic rhinosinusitis and gene therapy are discussed. The contributions focus on diagnosis and management, as well as practical issues like how to order genetic testing or refer to a medical geneticist or genetic counselor. This publication will serve as an educational and reference text for both adult and pediatric otorhinolaryngologists, as well as medical geneticists and genetic counselors. It will provide readers with an understanding of the current state of genetic disorders seen in ORL practice, allow for accurate diagnosis, and improve patient management.

Pediatric Dermatology E-Book

Author: Lawrence A. Schachner,Ronald C. Hansen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723436657

Category: Medical

Page: 1912

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The latest edition of Pediatric Dermatology, edited by Lawrence A. Schachner, MD and Ronald C. Hansen, MD brings you the detailed guidance you need to effectively diagnose and treat pediatric skin conditions. Review topics from keratinization to stem cell therapy, and gain expert guidance from international contributors. Now in a comprehensive format with 40% all new clinical photos, this resource is ideal for clinical practice. Refer to full-color photographs that accurately capture the appearance of a wide range of skin disorders. Access many new tables and therapeutic algorithms for at-a-glance guidance. Recognize distinguishing factors in skin lesions with 40% new and improved clinical photographs. Find extended coverage of topics like genodermatoses and disorders of keratinization, review excellent information on skin neoplasms in children, new systemic therapies, and viral disorders, and explore new concepts in autoinflammatory disorders and Kawasaki’s disease. Read up on best practices and stay at the forefront of your profession with new perspectives from a host of international contributors like new Associate Editor Antonio Torrello, who co-edits the Pediatric Dermatology journal.

Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric E-Book

Author: J. Larry Jameson,Leslie J. De Groot

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032332195X

Category: Medical

Page: 2700

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Considered the definitive source in its field for over 35 years, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, has been thoroughly updated to reflect today's recent advances in adult and pediatric endocrinology. Unique perspectives from a team of trusted, world-renowned experts ensure this medical reference book remains the most highly-regarded text in the field. Make the best clinical decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice and expert opinions on treatment strategies. Zero in on the most relevant and useful references with the aid of a more focused, concise bibliography. Locate information quickly, while still getting the complete coverage you expect. Expanded coverage for key topics such as pediatric endocrinology and obesity mechanisms and treatment, in addition to today's hot topics in endocrinology, including endocrine disruptors, bariatric surgery, androgen deficiency, genetic causes of obesity, endocrine rhythms, and the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in thyroid cancer. New content addressing the latest advances in testosterone and estrogen replacement, as well as the new causes of calcium and phosphate disorders, new molecular causes of endocrine cancers, new genetic causes of reproductive disorders, and more. Updated clinical guidelines for diabetes, lipid disorders, obesity management, osteoporosis, and more, as well as essential treatment updates for the medical management of acromegaly, Cushing's Disease, hypercalcemia, and diabetes mellitus. New Key Points provide snapshots of what to expect in each chapter, or serve as a refresher of what you just read. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader.

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Otolaryngology

Author: Luke Rudmik

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323544614

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of today’s otolaryngology practice with this concise, practical resource. Dr. Luke Rudmik and a leading team of experts in the field address high-interest clinical topics in this fast-changing field. Presents an evidence-based, clinical approach to leading topics in otolaryngology. Covers key topics such as management of vertigo; management of adult sensorineural hearing loss; reflux in sinusitis; balloon catheter dilation in rhinology; epistaxis; functional rhinoplasty; sublingual immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis; pediatric obstructive sleep apnea; pediatric tonsillectomy; evaluation and management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis; management of hoarseness; endoscopic skull base resection for malignancy; management of glottic cancer; management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer; and management of the clinical node-negative neck in early stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this challenging area into one convenient resource.

Pediatric Primary Care - E-Book

Author: Catherine E. Burns,Ardys M. Dunn,Margaret A. Brady,Nancy Barber Starr,Catherine G. Blosser,Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455742171

Category: Medical

Page: 1288

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Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.

Pediatric ENT

Author: John M. Graham,Glenis K. Scadding,Peter D. Bull

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540699309

Category: Medical

Page: 508

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This concise textbook covers all the practical and theoretical aspects necessary for those taking exams or wishing to update their knowledge of pediatric ENT medicine. The book is divided into sections covering rhinology, otology and head and neck problems. Uniformly structured chapters, written by internationally recognized experts in their fields, cover all relevant topics comprehensively and succinctly. The book includes more than 300 figures, almost half in color. This useful and reader-friendly textbook will be inspirational to young specialists with an interest in pediatric ENT, useful to those who are due to take their final exams, and informative for established specialists.

Pediatric Cochlear Implantation

Learning and the Brain

Author: Nancy M Young,Karen Iler Kirk

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493927884

Category: Medical

Page: 365

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This book will move the field of pediatric cochlear implantation forward by educating clinicians in the field as to current and emerging best practices and inspiring research in new areas of importance, including the relationship between cognitive processing and pediatric cochlear implant outcomes. The book discusses communication practices, including sign language for deaf children with cochlear implants and the role of augmentative/alternative communication for children with multiple disabilities. Focusing exclusively on cochlear implantation as it applies to the pediatric population, this book also discusses music therapy, minimizing the risk of meningitis in pediatric implant recipients, recognizing device malfunction and failure in children, perioperative anesthesia and analgesia considerations in children, and much more. Cochlear Implants in Children is aimed at clinicians, including neurotologists, pediatric otolaryngologists, audiologists and speech-language pathologists, as well as clinical scientists and educators of the deaf. The book is also appropriate for pre-and postdoctoral students, including otolaryngology residents and fellows in Neurotology and Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Emergency Medicine E-Book

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online)

Author: James G. Adams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733946

Category: Medical

Page: 1888

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Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition delivers all the relevant clinical core concepts you need for practice and certification, all in a comprehensive, easy-to-absorb, and highly visual format. This well-regarded emergency medicine reference offers fast-access diagnosis and treatment guidelines that quickly provide the pearls and secrets of your field, helping you optimize safety, efficiency, and quality in the ED as well as study for the boards. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Get clear, concise descriptions and evidence-based treatment guidelines for a full range of clinical conditions, ranging from the common to the unusual. Find the information you need quickly with a highly visual format that features hundreds of full-color clinical photographs, illustrations, algorithms, tables, and graphs, plus key information highlighted for fast reference. Consult high-yield text boxes in every chapter for Priority Actions, Facts and Formulas, Documentation, Patient Teaching Tips, Red Flags, and Tips and Tricks. Make the most of your limited time with easy-to-digest blocks of information, consistently presented for clear readability and quick reference. Study efficiently and effectively for the boards, or rapidly consult this title in daily practice, thanks to well-organized chapters, a superb use of images and diagrams, and clinically relevant, easy-to-understand content. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of renowned educators, dedicated to compiling today’s best knowledge in emergency medicine into one highly useful, readable text. Be prepared to manage increasingly prevalent problems seen in the ED, such as emergent complications of fertility treatment and management of patients who have had bariatric surgery. Deliver high-quality care to your younger patients with expanded pediatrics content. Stay up to date with new chapters on Clotting Disorders and Hemophilia, Patient-Centered Care, Health Disparities and Diversity in Emergency Medicine, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Antibiotic Recommendations for Empirical Treatment of Selected Infectious Diseases, and Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity. Access the complete contents of Emergency Medicine online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, with downloadable images, tables and boxes, and expanded chapters, plus videos demonstrating ultrasound-guided vascular access, sonography for trauma, and more.

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Principles and Practice Pathways

Author: Ralph F. Wetmore,Harlan R. Muntz,Trevor J. McGill

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604064153

Category: Medical

Page: 976

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Written and edited by renowned experts, Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways Second Edition covers the medical and surgical management of clinical problems encountered in pediatric otolaryngology. The core of the book is the evidence-based practice pathways formulated to help clinicians identify and treat a wide range of disorders, ranging from the common to the highly complex. Designed to be the residents go-to book during pediatric otolaryngology rotations and an authoritative reference for day-to-day practice, this text will be a valued professional asset for years to come. New in this second edition: A current review of pediatric cochlear implantation Up-to-date coverage of genetic breakthroughs that impact congenital hearing loss Discussion of recent controversies surrounding tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy Coverage of the new subspecialties emerging within the broader field of pediatric otolaryngology, including airway reconstruction, voice, and more The clinical pathways in this encyclopedic text provide a roadmap for the decision-making process and are essential for residents, fellows, and practitioners in pediatric otolaryngology who strive to provide the highest level of patient care.

Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Diseases of the Fetus and Infant

Author: Richard J. Martin,Avroy A. Fanaroff,Michele C. Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323295371

Category: Medical

Page: 1936

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Tackle your toughest challenges and improve the quality of life and long-term outcomes of your patients with authoritative guidance from Fanaroff and Martin s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Drs. Richard J. Martin, Avroy A. Fanaroff, and Michele C. Walsh and a contributing team of leading experts in the field deliver a multi-disciplinary approach to the management and evidence-based treatment of problems in the mother, fetus and neonate. New chapters, expanded and updated coverage, increased worldwide perspectives, and many new contributors keep you current on the late preterm infant, the fetal origins of adult disease, neonatal anemia, genetic disorders, and more. "...a valuable reference book and a pleasure to read." Reviewed by BACCH Newsletter, Mar 2015 Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, multi-disciplinary text in the field! See nuance and detail in full-color illustrations that depict disorders in the clinical setting and explain complex information. Obtain more global perspectives and best practices with contributions from international leaders in the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine. Get comprehensive guidance on treating patients through a dual focus on neonatology and perinatology. Spot genetic problems early and advise parents of concerns, with a completely new section on this topic. Make informed clinical choices for each patient, from diagnosis and treatment selection through post-treatment strategies and management of complications, with new evidence-based criteria throughout. Stay at the forefront of your field thanks to new and completely revised chapters covering topics such as: Principles and Practice l Immune and Non-immune Hydrops Fetalis l Amniotic Fluid Volume l Enhancing Safe Prescribing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit l Role of Imaging in Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of High-Risk Neonates l Patent Ductus Arteriosus l Gastroesophageal Reflux and Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases in the Neonate. Find and grasp the information you need easily and rapidly with indexing that provides quick access to specific guidance.