Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Seven-Volume "Masters" Reference to Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery New Series for Otolaryngologists Documents Surgical Techniques of Masters in the Field

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry and students of medicine, introduced an innovative seven-volume series on the latest techniques in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.  Written by a team of head and neck surgeons widely recognized as among the best in the world, the new series, entitled Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, documents their proven surgical techniques using text, photos, illustrations and video.  

Designed to help otolaryngologists become masters of their profession, Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery:  Reconstructive Surgery by Dr. Eric Genden, is now available along with the first two volumes in the series:  Head and Neck Surgery: Volumes 1 and 2, edited by Dr. Robert Ferris

"Finally there is a series in which each chapter is written by a master surgeon and coordinated by a series editor, providing consistency and easy access to all the information," said Eugene Myers, MD, Series Editor, Master Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

With this series, Dr. Myers has assembled an expert author panel of surgeons that represents some of the most esteemed institutions of head and neck surgery, including Mount Sinai Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, to document advances in both endoscopic and open surgical procedures. 

"As Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery becomes increasingly procedurally focused there is a pressing need for a single series of texts to document the many new surgical techniques that have come into play," said Lisa McAllister, Vice-President and Publisher, Professional & Education, Wolters Kluwer Health.  "This series, unlike any other, addresses this need by offering detailed coverage of the most advanced and innovative procedures as well the basic ones."

The Masters' series covers all areas of Otolaryngology, using a clean and efficient format with a focus on "how to do it," and provides step-by-step instructions for each procedure supplemented with thousands of color intra-operative photographs, line drawings and a number of electronically accessible videos.  Designed for both specialist and generalist, the new series is expected to become a permanent fixture on the shelves of otolaryngologists, fellows in otolaryngology and plastic surgeons of the head and neck.

The full seven-volume series of Master Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery includes:

  1. Head and Neck Surgery: Volume 1 Larynx, Hypopharynx, Oropharynx, Oral Cavity and Neck (Volume Editor: Robert Ferris) – Published December 2013.
  2. Head and Neck Surgery: Volume 2 Thyroid, Parathyroid, Salivary Glands, Paranasal Sinuses and Nasopharynx (Volume Editor: Robert Ferris) – Published December 2013.
  3. Reconstructive Surgery (Volume Editor: Eric Genden) – Published July 2014.  Print book bundled with interactive eBook.
  4. Skull Base Surgery (Volume Editor: Carl Snyderman) – Publishing September 2014.  Print book bundled with interactive eBook.
  5. Rhinology (Volume Editor: David Kennedy) – Publishing 2015.  Print book bundled with interactive eBook.
  6. Otology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery (Volume Editor: Thomas Roland) - Publishing 2015.  Print book bundled with interactive eBook.
  7. Facial Plastic Surgery (Volume Editor: Wayne Larrabee) - Publishing 2015.  Print book bundled with interactive eBook.

The first three volumes of Master Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery are available now and sold separately on the LWW website.  All seven volumes will be available for purchase by fall 2015.

Titles are also available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble NOOK.  To purchase, visit the MTOS section of the LWW website, Amazon.com, or contact a Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Practice sales representative.  For more information, visit www.LWW.com.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries worldwide, clinicians rely on Wolters Kluwer Health's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions throughout their professional careers from training to research to practice. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medi-Span®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2013 annual revenues of €3.6 billion (US$4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.

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Tom Kivett
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Robert Dekker
Vice President, Communications
Wolters Kluwer Health
+1 (215) 521-8928
robert.dekker@wolterskluwer.com

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