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o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gy

(ō'tō-lar'ing-gol'ŏ-jē),
The combined specialties of diseases of the ear, pharynx, and larynx, including the upper respiratory tract and diseases of the head and neck, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus.
[oto- + G. larynx, + logos, study]
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otolaryngology

(ō′tō-lăr′ĭng-gŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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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o·to·lar·yn·gol·o·gy

(ō'tō-lar-in-gol'ŏ-jē)
The combined specialties of diseases of the ear and larynx, often including upper respiratory tract and many diseases of the head and neck, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus.
[oto- + G. larynx, + logos, study]
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The mean number of services submitted by otology providers was 1,256 (SD [+ or -]2,492, range: 12 to 23,563) compared to 1,592 for otolaryngologists (SD [+ or -]2,349, range: 11 to 41,817) and this difference was not statistically significant (p = 0.09).
Of patients referred to specialists, only about half had their diagnoses confirmed: 330 of the 662 patients sent to otolaryngologists, and 150 of the 309 patients sent to allergists.
Of the patients referred to specialists, only about half had their diagnoses confirmed: 330 of the 662 patients sent to otolaryngologists, and 150 of the 309 patients sent to allergists.
We contacted each HMO and asked them how many otolaryngologists were actively employed, the number of current enrollees, and the percentage of their enrollees who were insured by Medicaid.
Otolaryngologists are encouraged to learn more about Regent through the AAO-HNSF and to consider early participation in Regent.
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In this article, we describe our study to quantify the demographic and training characteristics of otolaryngologists in relation to the location of their practices.
Understanding the looming physician shortage, we need to be concerned about losing these physicians also because of their potential to ameliorate the physician shortage in a particularly effective way (retention of skilled, experienced, expert otolaryngologists).
However, the decision to offer online diagnosis, treatment, and hearing aid distribution for hearing-impaired patients has raised major concerns among otolaryngologists and audiologists.
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