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Related to otolaryngologist: otorhinolaryngology, ear specialist


The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. Also called otorhinolaryngology.

o′to·lar·yn′go·log′i·cal (-lə-rĭng′gə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
o′to·lar′yn·gol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.otolaryngologist - a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine


n. otolaringólogo-a, especialista en otolaringología.


n otorrinolaringólogo -ga mf; médico -ca mf cirujano especializado en el oído, nariz y garganta y sus enfermedades
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ISSUE: In this extraordinary Pennsylvania case, a patient brought suit against an otolaryngologist 22 years after he aborted an attempt to surgically correct a defect in her ear.
The otolaryngologist at Harvard Medical School said that he had already canceled his appointments scheduled for later that week in Boston.
Bruce Scott, an otolaryngologist from Louisville, Kentucky, and a member of the AMA Board of Trustees, said the AMA's stance takes a prudent approach to risk reduction while not affecting devices that do not have an effective mercury-free alternative.
In 1983, the otolaryngologist began a painstaking, 17-year routine of collecting ear-infection data on same-sex twins and triplets.
Table 2: Actual 1994 Staffing Ratios for Otolaryngologists Reported by the Three Largest Staff Model HMOs Actual Ratio HMO FTEs Enrollees Otolaryngologist to Members A 6.
Cannon et al estimated that 1 otolaryngologist for every 40,000 population is sufficient to provide comprehensive patient care.
An otolaryngologist or a primary care physician should perform follow-up exams at intervals of no longer than 6 months, and should exchange documented communication about the child's status.
Hopefully, most of the ear, nose, and throat doctors will start looking at these patients in light of allergies," says otolaryngologist Richard E.
This rectangular, chalky white prosthesis represents one of the latest attempts to help people with paralyzed or weakened vocal cords, says Charles W Cummings, an otolaryngologist at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.
An online evaluation is no substitute for a thorough examination by an otolaryngologist with comprehensive audiometry performed by a certified audiologist, followed by appropriate testing leading to an accurate diagnosis of hearing impairment.
The otolaryngologist testifying as an expert witness should be aware of the qualifications recommended by the ACS and, in my opinion, should comply with them.