The use of photo documentation in ENT clinics is becoming more common as technological advances have made the hardware required more accessible. There is significant variation in the price of products.
I had no idea that ENTs with our head mirrors are relatively common in the comic book world alternately portrayed as heroes or villains. (Most of us have upgraded to a headlight powered by battery, but some of us ENTs still use a head mirror.)
When it comes to ENT, much of what we do is very similar to what a primary care doctor can already do... look in the ears, nose, and throat. However, what differentiates ENT from primary care are the procedural interventions that can be performed to try and figure out what may be ailing a patient not responding to the usual treatment.
Technology has enabled patients to access huge amounts of information in a short period of time, but without the
tools or knowledge to sift out the good from the bad.
This site provides accessible ENT advice for doctors and nurses. It is especially targeted at junior doctors covering ENT (hence 'SHO' - senior house officer) and those working in emergency and primary care medicine. There is an emphasis on ENT emergencies and peri-operative care.
ENTtoday is the leading information source for otolaryngology-head and neck surgeons. Every month this award winning newsmagazine publishes must-have, timely information that clinicians can use in daily practice.
ENT & Audiology News is a magazine for Otolaryngologists, Rhinologists, Audiologists and related specialists. We now offer Free UK subscriptions!
The Scottish Otolaryngological Society was established in 1910 to promote the surgical specialty of Ear, Nose and Throat, or Otolaryngology.
In the decades since, the Society has played an integral part in the development of Otolaryngology, both nationally and internationally.
This website is designed to educate doctors and patients about Otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat); pronounced " oh - toe - lair - in - goll - oh - jee ". Information on allergy, surgery, smoking, cancer, hearing aids, tinnitus (ear ringing), cholesteatomas, ear and larynx (voice box) photographs and videos is contained in this website.
From Ohio State University.The photo microscopic images are best viewed with your Adobe Reader set at 100% size.
Written and peer-reviewed by otolaryngology experts, COOL cases are interactive patient scenarios that prepare the learner for a variety of common otolaryngologic situations. COOL is an engaging learning experience for PCPs, NPs, PAs, medical students, and any healthcare professional who encounters otolaryngologic cases.
A comprehensive head and neck exam site for medical students and other health care professionals from UC-SD.
Not a replacement for books, but a quick guide to topics difficult to find and routinely asked in postgraduate examinations.
The Sir Charles Bell Society (SCBS) is a non-profit multidisciplinary medical organization founded in 1992 in Cologne. The intent of the SCBS is to concentrate knowledge and to present a platform of exchange for all people and professions dealing with facial nerve problems. It is dedicated to the collection, dissemination, and the interchange of ideas relating to the facial nerve, thus furthering cooperation and encouraging global friendship to improve the quality of care delivere to facial palsy patients.
The Virtual Medical Center, Otolaryngology, Otorhinolaryngology and Ophthalmology...probably the Internet's most comprehensive site on ENT.
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.