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Table of Contents.
Structure and Functions of Ear, Nose, and Throat.
1: Anatomy and Functions of the Ear.
2: Anatomy and Functions of the Nose.
3: Anatomy and Functions of the Throat.
4: Ear, Nose, and Throat Examination.
Disorders of the Ears.
5: Disorders of Pinna (The External Ear).
6: Ear Infections.
7: Ear Injuries.
8: Ear Secretions and Growths.
9: Hearing Loss: The Basics.
10: Hearing Loss in Varying Ages.
11: Recognizing and Diagnosing Hearing Loss.
12: Genetic and Congenital Deafness.
13: Sensorineural Hearing Disorders.
16: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.
17: Hearing Protection.
18: What If One Already Has Hearing Loss?.
19: Electronic Hearing Devices.
20: Communicating with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
21: Frequently Asked Questions about Hearing Loss.
22: Novel Deafness and Hearing Loss Treatments.
23: Vestibular (Balance) Disorders: An Overview.
24: Vestibular Schwannoma.
25: Enlarged Vestibular Aqueducts.
27: Dizziness and Motion Sickness.
28: Ménière Disease.
29: Perilymph Fistula.
Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses.
30: Your Stuffy Nose.
31: Common Nasal Concerns and Treatments.
32: Sinus Problems.
33: Snoring and Sleep Apnea.
34: Smell and Taste Disorders.
Disorders of the Throat and Vocal Cords.
35: Sore Throat.
36: Tonsils and Adenoids.
37: Laryngeal Problems.
38: Swallowing Problems.
39: Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders.
Cancers of the Ears, Nose, and Throat.
40: Head and Neck Cancers: Questions and Answers.
41: Oropharyngeal Cancer.
42: Nasopharyngeal Cancer.
43: Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer.
44: What You Need to Know about Esophageal Cancer.
45: Hypopharyngeal Cancer.
46: Laryngeal Cancer.
47: Recent Research in Cancer of the Ear, Nose, and Throat.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to the Ears, Nose, and Throat.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders: Resources for Information and Support.