Written by Washington University house staff and faculty, this pocket-sized survival guide provides all the essential information that every intern needs from Day 1 on the wards, including an overview of the residency, a breakdown of common floor calls, consults, and emergency room calls, a typical daily routine, examination of the head and neck, and chapters on otology, rhinosinusitis, surgical treatment of thyroid and parathyroid disease, antimicrobial therapy, and pediatric otolaryngology. Content includes algorithms, useful formulas, patient notes, top ten work-ups, common calls and complaints, key points on most common problems, essentials of "what not to miss" and "when to refer/call for help," and "tricks of the trade." The Washington Manual® Otolaryngology Survival Guide is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.