Disorders of the Auditory System covers both classic as well as new disorders of the auditory system and reflects the combined efforts of renowned audiologists and otologists. Perhaps for the first time, both the audiological and medical aspects of auditory dysfunction associated with disorders of the peripheral and central auditory system will be covered in one text. This book provides numerous insightful case studies that will provide informative reading for professionals in the fields of audiology, otology and neurology.
This comprehensive text is designed to help readers understand the principles of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the ear, nose, and throat. This text provides succinct coverage of the material, supplemented by high quality, full color photographs and line drawings to illustrate the concepts. It includes key points and up-to-date ENT information that is easy for readers to find quickly. This comprehensive, yet concise, text is a valuable reference for professionals in the allied health fields, in particular audiologists and speech pathologists.
Cosmetic Surgery: Art and Techniques is an atlas of general cosmetic surgery that provides precise step-by-step descriptions of the full range of techniques, supported by photographs and illustrations of the highest standard. The book is comprehensive in its scope, covering the diverse procedures performed on the head and neck, breast, abdomen, buttocks, and extremities as well as other techniques such as labioplasty, penile enhancement, and total body lift. Risks and complications are fully explained, with clear advice on how to avoid and to treat them. All of the contributors are internationally recognized experts with extensive knowledge of their subject. This book will be of value to beginners, and experienced practitioners in not only cosmetic surgery but also plastic surgery, general surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology, otolaryngology, and ophthalmology.
Thoroughly revised with a wide range of new topics, presentations, and a new layout to aid quick reference, the new edition of this bestselling Oxford Handbook serves as an accessible pocket reference for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical and rehabilitation staff. It covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric and orthopaedic surgery. There are step by step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy to follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology is provided for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice throughout. A cut above the rest, this is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialities.
As medical imaging plays an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, it has become vital for medical practitioners to have a thorough understanding of the many complicated techniques available. The Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging is a practical quick-reference guide to all the modalities and techniques of imaging for medical and surgical conditions. Practical and easy to use, the handbook covers all common diagnoses, symptoms, and conditions. Medical and surgical emergencies are covered, along with explanations of the rationale behind each imaging techinque and the common questions likely to be asked. Fully illustrated throughout with example images from real cases, the indications, merits, and drawbacks of all the various modalities are explained in quick bullet points for ease of understanding and quick reference. Each chapter (where appropriate) is split into handy sections on differential diagnosis, presenting symptoms, and common conditions, so you will always have the most relevant information at your fingertips. This handbook is sure to be a constant companion for all radiographers and students, junior doctors, clinicians, and anyone who works with medical imaging.
Sleep Medicine is a field that attracts physicians from a variety of clinical backgrounds. As a result, the majority of sleep specialists who interpret sleep studies (PSG) do not have specialized training in neurophysiology and electroencephalography (EEG) interpretation. Given this and the fact that PSGs usually are run at a third of the speed of EEGs and that they usually have a limited array of electrodes, waveforms frequently appear different on the PSGs compared to the EEGs. This can lead to challenges interpreting certain unusual looking activity that may or may not be pathological.
This Atlas of Electroencephalograpy in Sleep Medicine is extensively illustrated and provides an array of examples of normal waveforms commonly seen on PSG, in addition to normal variants, epileptiform and non-epileptiform abnormalities and common artifacts. This resource is divided into five main sections with a range of topics and chapters per section. The sections cover Normal Sleep Stages; Normal Variants; Epileptiform Abnormalities; Non-epileptiform Abnormalities; and Artifacts. Each example includes a brief description of each EEG together with its clinical significance, if any. Setting the book apart from others in the field is the following feature: Each EEG discussed consists of three views of the same page -- one at a full EEG montage with 30mm/sec paper speed, the same montage at 10mm/sec (PSG speed) and a third showing the same thing at 10 mm/sec, but with the abbreviated PSG montage.
Unique and the first resource of its kind in sleep medicine, the Atlas of Electroencephalograpy in Sleep Medicine will greatly assist those physicians and sleep specialists who read PSGs to identify common and unusual waveforms on EEG as they may appear during a sleep study and serve as a reference for them in that capacity.
This user-friendly reference and accompanying DVDs, authored by a team of internationally recognized experts, present the latest treatment options for the maxillary sinus, including a detailed analysis of the effectiveness of different surgical techniques and how best to successfully apply them.After an overview of embryology, surgical anatomy, and imaging, concise chapters guide the reader through the full range of pathologic conditions. The accompanying DVDs feature over three hours of state-of-the-art endoscopic surgical footage covering every technique cited in the text.Features: