Chapter 24. Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions

  1. Kate Thomson MBBS, FRACP General Paediatrician2,3,
  2. Dean Tey MBBS Allergy and Immunology Fellow4 and
  3. Michael Marks MBBS, MPH, MD, FRACP Paediatrician Senior Lecturer5,6
  1. Robert Berkowitz MDBS, FRACS Director1 and
  2. Michael Marks MBBS, MPH, MD, FRACP Paediatrician Senior Lecturer5,6

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch24

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Berkowitz, R. and Marks, M. (2009) Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions, in Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition (eds K. Thomson, D. Tey and M. Marks), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Developmental Medicine, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Emergency Department, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  3. 4

    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Department of General Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  5. 6

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Otolaryngology, Australia

  2. 5

    Department of General Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  3. 6

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174008

Online ISBN: 9781444308051

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Keywords:

  • ear, nose and throat conditions;
  • upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs);
  • trauma to external auditory canal - associated with bleeding;
  • acute suppurative otitis media;
  • otitis media with effusion (OME);
  • formal audiological testing;
  • otitis externa;
  • acute pharyngitis/tonsillitis;
  • obstructive adenotonsillar hypertrophy;
  • trauma to external auditory canal associated with bleeding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Upper respiratory tract infections

  • Otitis media

  • Hearing loss

  • Otitis externa

  • Acute pharyngitis/tonsillitis

  • Obstructive adenotonsillar hypertrophy

  • Epistaxis

  • Trauma

  • Foreign bodies