from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. Also called otorhinolaryngology.
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- n. otorhinolaryngology
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Otology and laryngology regarded as a single specialty in medical practice.
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- n. the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the ear, nose and throat
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If your child has received care from physicians in other specialties such as otolaryngology, gastroenterology, cardiology, pulmonary medicine or neurology, the Airway Center coordinator will ask you to fax the related medical information.
There currently are approximately 65 full-time surgeons at Children's Hospital in pediatric general surgery, urology, cardiac surgery, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedics and neurosurgery.
The Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides residents with complete education in the field of pediatric otolaryngology.
The educational program combines basic science knowledge of otolaryngology and the communication sciences in conjunction with clinical aspects of diagnosis and the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the head and neck in children.
There's also no proof that any baby bottle can reduce the chances of ear infections, says Richard Rosenfeld , chairman of otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Preliminary research does suggest babies feeding while on their backs as opposed to being upright can reduce "negative pressure" in the ear, which could theoretically lead to fluid entering the ear.
In the otolaryngology ward and the blood donation ward there was great confusion and all the seats were full.
They only backed into stellar careers in gastroenterology or otolaryngology because their initial interviews at, say, NASA or the National Park Service went something like this:
The new research can help doctors "target the antibiotics better," for kids who need them, who seem to include children under the age of 2 with infections in both ears, as well as those whose ear drums are oozing pus, says Richard Rosenfeld, chairman of otolaryngology at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. Ultimately, physicians say they have to decide based on the patients in front of them.
FLATOW: Stefan Heller is a professor of otolaryngology at Stanford University in California.
He's professor of otolaryngology at Stanford University in California.