Praise for the previous edition: "This text represents an excellent summary of the current state of knowledge in otology. This text is strongly recommended as a primer in otology for residents. Practicing otolaryngologists and otologists will find it a useful review. The text's up-to-date contributions and references offer an excellent resource even for the experienced otologist." Otology and NeurotologyClinical Otology, Fourth Edition, is a detailed, contemporary review of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with otologic and related disorders. It addresses basic science, the clinical application of therapeutics in otology, and current research, and is designed to help physicians make the best decisions in managing the care of their patients. Key Features: New chapters on molecular genetic diagnostics, contemporary management of external and internal hearing devices, and vestibular and audiologic neuro diagnosticsMore than 150 high-quality, color illustrations clarify key concepts presented in the text Covers the current clinical application of genetics and contemporary testing for hearing loss All otolaryngologists -- head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and residents seeking to optimize patient care should have this up-to-date reference in their medical library.