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Otolaryngology Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition

© 2012
by Mary Bowden

3rd Edition Active, In-Print 407 Pages Paperback / softback
9780071769686 0071769684

  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • Examination Copy

This quick-hit question and answer review for the Otolaryngology in-service and board exams provides intense, streamlined review and is a comprehensive last minute review.

Pearls of Wisdom: Otolaryngology Board Review, 3rd edition is a quick-hit question and answer review for the otolaryngology boards.The unique question and correct-answer-only format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and eliminates the possibility of an incorrect answer staying in your mind.


  • Emphasizes distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success
  • NEW more than 3800 questions
  • NEW chapter organization allows you to easily focus on specific topics relevant to the boards
  • NEW surgical and clinical images
  • Covers core content relevant to the American Board of Otolaryngology exam outline

Section I: Anatomy and Basic Science

1. Ear

2. Nose and Paranasal Sinuses

3. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

4. Salivary Glands

5. Pharynx and Esophagus

6. Larynx/Trachea

7. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

8. Face, Neck, Integument, and Muscles

9. Facial Skeleton and Skull Base

10. Nervous System Structures

11. Orbit

12. Basic Science

Section II: Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures

13. Face

14. Ear

15. Nose and Paranasal Sinuses

16. Oral Cavity

17. Hypopharynx/Larynx

18. Neck

19. Neurological

20. Imaging Studies

21. Histopathology

22. Laboratory Studies

23. Psychological, Social, and Occupational Assessment

Section III: Diseases, Disorders, and Conditions

24. Neoplastic

25. Trauma and Foreign Bodies

26. Idiopathic

27. Congenital

28. Degenerative

29. Infectious

30. Inflammatory

31. Iatrogenic

32. Cosmetic and Reconstructive

33. Metabolic

Section IV: Pharmacology

34. Anaphylaxis

35. Antibiotics

36. Pain Medications

37. Antineoplastic Agents

38. Skin Modifying Agents

39. Miscellaneous Drugs

Section V: Basic Surgical Concepts

40. Preoperative and Posoperative Care

41. Anesthesia and Intraoperative Fluids and Medications

42. Airway Management

43. Wound Care

44. Grafts (Autografts, Homografts, and Alloplasts)

45. Flaps and Prosthetics

46. Endoscopic and Laser Surgery

47. Common Surgical Complications

Section VI: Specific Surgical Procedures

48. Head and Neck

49. Laryngology

50. Paranasal Sinuses

51. Otology

52. Pediatric Otolaryngology

53. Plastic and Reconstructive

Section VII: Gerneral Topics

54. Rehabilitation

55. Syndromes

56. Bullet Review


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