Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear

Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear

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Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: For Practitioners and Students, Fourth Edition provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. This book discusses allergy and its allied conditions. Organized into six sections encompassing 41 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of anatomical structure of the nose. This text then explores the various processes of examination of the cavities of the nose, pharynx, larynx, and ear. Other chapters consider inference with phonation, which is one of the most common symptoms in affections of the larynx. Other chapters consider the sensitivity of the nasal mucous membrane to atmospheric changes, including temperature, humidity, sunshine, prevailing wind, and dust. This book discusses as well heliotherapy as a useful adjuvant to other treatment in nasal disease. The final chapter deals with the congenital defects of the labyrinth, which are responsible for the condition known as sporadic congenital deaf-mutism. This book is a valuable resource for clinicians.In many of the larger towns classes on this subject are given by teachers who are expert in the training of the deaf. ... Shy patients, who do not care to stare at the faces of their friends or acquaintances, make poor lip-readers. ... as the tone of the speakera#39;s voice is more natural, the initial expense is less, there is no cost of maintenance and the instruments give ... of use in the case of female patients; the sound is conducted to the ear by celluloid tubes which are easily hidden by the hair.

Title:Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear
Author:A. Logan Turner
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2013-10-22


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