Cummings Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Online

4th Edition

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  • Charles Cummings
  • Bruce Haughey
  • J. Regan Thomas
  • Lee Harker
  • K. Robbins
  • Paul Flint
  • David Schuller
  • Mark Richardson
  • Table of Contents

    VOLUME 1

    Part 1: General Considerations in Head and Neck

    1. History, Physical Examination, and the Preoperative Evaluation
    2. Overview of Diagnostic Imaging of the Head and Neck
    3. Biophysiology and Clinical Considerations in Radiotherapy
    4. Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
    5. Skin Flap Physiology and Wound Healing
    6. Free Tissue Transfer
    7. Laser Surgery: Basic Principles and Safety Considerations
    8. General Considerations of Anesthesia and Management of the Difficult Airway
    9. Allergy and Immunology of the Upper Airway
    10. Head and Neck Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
    11. Special Considerations in Managing Geriatric Patients
    12. Genetics and Otolaryngology
    13. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy
    14. Molecular Biology of Head and Neck Cancer
    15. Outcomes Research in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    16. Interpreting Medical Data
    17. Pain Management in the Head and Neck Patient
    18. Integrating Palliative and Curative Care Strategies in the Practice of Otolaryngology
    19. Graphics and Digital Imaging for Otolaryngologists
    20. Medical Informatics and Telemedicine

    Part 2: Face

    21. Aesthetic Facial Analysis
    22. Recognition and Treatment of Skin Lesions
    23. Management of Head and Neck Melanoma
    24. Scar Revision and Camouflage
    25. Facial Trauma: Soft Tissue Lacerations and Burns
    26. Maxillofacial Trauma
    27. Reconstruction of Facial Defects
    28. Hair Restoration: Medical and Surgical Techniques
    29. Management of Aging Skin
    30. Rhytidectomy
    31. Management of the Aging Brow and Forehead
    32. Management of the Aging Periorbital Area
    33. Suction-assisted Lipocontouring
    34. Mentoplasty and Facial Implants
    35. Rehabilitation of Facial Paralysis
    36. Otoplasty

    VOLUME 2

    Part 3: Nose

    37. Physiology of


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    About the authors

    Charles Cummings

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Center for Laryngeal and Voice Disorders, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    Bruce Haughey

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

    J. Regan Thomas

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Francis L. Lederer Professor, Department Head, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

    Lee Harker

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Deputy Director, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE

    K. Robbins

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at SIU; Professor, Division of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

    Paul Flint

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

    David Schuller

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Director, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Max Morehouse Chair in Cancer Research, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

    Mark Richardson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery; Dean, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA