EYE / EAR CARE
The ears are the most visible part of the human hearing system. Taking care of your ears is important in many ways. Cleaning is one step, while preventing and treating infections is another. Ear care also include taking steps to avoid unnecessary noise and watching for possible hearing loss. You should call your healthcare provider if you’re worried about any of these issues.
This is a well-written, informative book dealing with the technical as well as practical aspects of eye, ear, nose and throat nursing and has been reviewed from only the otolaryngologic aspect for this journal.
Particularly good are the chapters on laryngectomy and tracheostomy. The authors bring out the importance of psychological preparation as well as give an excellent outline on postlaryngectomy care. One of the best sections ever written on tracheostomy care is included in this text.