This quick reference on pediatric infectious diseases of the ear, nose, and throat provides reliable assistance in decision-making and management. To this end, numerous diagnostic and treatment algorithms are included. Practicing pediatricians, primary care practitioners, and otolaryngologists will all find the book to be an invaluable aid.
This book helps the otolaryngologist who is uncertain of the best antibiotic or duration of treatment for a particular condition and instruct the pediatrician on when to refer to an otolaryngologist for surgical management. The approach is multidisciplinary, with contributions from both pediatric otolaryngologists and pediatric infectious disease physicians.
- Provides quickly accessible guidance on decision making and management
- Includes numerous diagnostic and treatment algorithms
- Features contributions from both pediatric otolaryngologists and pediatric infectious disease physicians
1. Management of the Child with Otorrhea
Luis D. Vilchez-Madrigal and Alexander J. Osborn
2. Infections of the External Ear
Mary F. Musso and Jonathan D. Crews
3. Otitis Media
Christopher R. Grindle and Armando G. Correa
4. Complications of Acute and Chronic Otitis Media
Nicholas J. Bennett, Scott R. Schoem and Kyle Johnson
5. Inner Ear Infections
Corrie Roehm and Marisol X. Fernandez
II. Nasal Cavity and Sinuses
6. Nasal Soft Tissue Infections
Ronald J. Vilela
J. Chase McNeil and Yamilet Tirado
8. Complications of Sinusitis
Lucila Marquez, Matthew S. Sitton, Jennifer Dang, Brandon H. Tran and Deidre R. Larrier
9. Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis
Melanie S. Collins, Thomas S. Murray and Mark D. Rizzi
III. Oral Cavity, Oropharynx and Upper Airway
10. Tonsillitis and Peritonsillar Abscess
Luis A. Castagnini, Meha Goyal and Julina Ongkasuwan
11. Laryngeal Infections
Amy L. Hughes, Nicholas Karter and Douglas S. Swanson
12. Tracheal Infections
Amal Isaiah, Kevin D. Pereira and Armando G. Correa
13. Infectious Lymphadenopathy
Andrea T. Cruz and Daniel C. Chelius
14. Neck Abscesses and Deep Neck Infections
Carla M. Giannoni and Judith R. Campbell
15. Infected Congenital Neck Lesions
Valerie Cote and Claire Bocchini
V. Other Conditions
16. PFAPA: Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, and Cervical Adenitis
Katherine R. Kavanagh and Henry M. Feder, Jr.
Tulio A. Valdez, MD, is Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, prior to which he was Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Valdez graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia, in 1997. His postgraduate training included a residency in Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery at New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston (2001–2005) and a Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital (2005–2007). Dr. Valdez has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 12 book chapters. He regularly delivers oral presentations at international meetings.
Jesus G. Vallejo, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, and in the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Since 2009 he has been Medical Director of Texas Children’s International Patient Services at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas. Dr. Vallejo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics – Pediatric Infectious Diseases and an elected Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He appeared in Best Doctors in America in 2012 and 2013. Dr. Vallejo has served on the editorial boards of various journals, including Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is the author of more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals.