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Editor: Henry Hoffman, MD

Managing Editors: Karen Dondelinger, Grant Worthington, and Kay Klein

Illustrated by Timothy McCulloch, MD

Chinese Editor: Jack Jiang MD, PhD

Head and Neck Surgery

Henry Hoffman, MD
Gerry Funk, MD
Kristi Chang, MD
Nitin Pagedar, MD
Scott Graham, MD
Douglas Van Daele, MD
Eugene Chang, MD
Rodrigo Bayon, MD
Grace Nimmons MD
Timothy McCulloch, MD
Erin O'Brien, MD
Russell Smith, MD
John Lee, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery

Doug Henstrom MD
John Canady, MD
Grant Hamilton, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Richard Smith, MD
Jose Manaligod, MD
Deborah Kacmarynski, MD
Andrew Heaford MD

Iowa Resident Protocol Awards

Iowa Otolaryngology Resident Protocols Awards


Bruce Gantz, MD
Marlan Hansen, MD
Jay Rubinstein, MD
Erika Woodson, MD


Sara Newhart RN, MSN
Cindy Dawson, RN, MSN
Helen Stegall, RN
Kari Fitzpatrick, RN
Patricia Wehrle, RN
Jan Ahlrichs-Hanson, RN
Kallie DeWall, RN

Head and Neck Radiology

Wendy Smoker, MD
Bruno Policeni, MD

Speech Pathology

Michael Karnell, PhD
Eileen Finnegan PhD

Pathology Teaching Module

Nathan Schularick, BA
Robert A. Robinson, MD PhD
Michael Gailey, DO

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Page: Alligator Forceps Tray Page: Case Example Endoscopic CSF Repair Page: Case Example Parotid Lipoma-like Liposarcoma Page: Case Example - Plastic Bronchitis following Fontan procedure Page: Citing the Iowa Protocols (use as a reference) Page: Cochler CI 1512 Instrument Tray Page: Coumadin Reversal with Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) Page: Difficult Airway Page: Dr. Gantz Micro Forceps Instrument Tray Page: Endoscopy 内窥镜检查 Page: Facial Fracture Management Handbook Page: Facial Nerve (Cranial Nerve VII) -- General Information Page: Facial Plastics Page: Fellowship Curricula - University of Iowa Department of Otolaryngology Page: Fellowship - Head and Neck Curriculum Page: General Page: Head and Neck Test Homepage Feb 28 Page: Injury to the Palate -- General Information Page: Iowa Otolaryngology Resident Mother’s Protocol Pregnancy in Residency Resident Mother Motherhood in Residency Page: Iowa Protocols Update 03192012 Page: KTP laser of intra-nasal telangiectasias (HHT) (with or without Avastin injection) Page: Laryngeal Fracture Surgery after Deer-Car Accident Page: Laryngology Page: Lip biopsy for minor salivary gland (biopsy for Sjogren’s syndrome) Page: Medical Student Instruction Page: Microsurgical chicken thigh model study Page: Nasoendotracheal tube immobilization technique Page: Needle Stick Exposure Protocol Page: Nurses Page: Otolaryngology Primer for Medical Students Page: Otology and Neurotology Page: OtoSCOPE® - Genetic Testing Page: Parotid stone and polyp removal through open approach Page: Parotid stone removed through open facial approach Page: Patients Page: Pediatric Deep Neck Space Infection Page: Pediatric - Disc Battery Ingestion Page: Pediatrics Page: Pedicled nasoseptal flap (Hadad-Bassagasteguy flap) protocol Page: Pemphigus vulgaris of the larynx and oral cavity case example Page: Postoperative pain management in pediatric tonsillectomy patients Page: Protocols Page Title Index Page: Saccular Cysts and Laryngoceles Page: Sclerotherapy with Ultrasound Guidance for Lymphangioma with Doxycycline Page: Sinus and Rhinology Page: Speech Pathologists Page: Steroids Side Effects Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy Adverse Effects Page: Surgical Smoke - Proper Handling Page: The Evaluation of Stridor in Pediatric Patients Page: The Protocols Page: Thornwaldt Cyst Page: Transoral Robotic Surgery Page: Voiceserve-Discussion Forum Page: Warthins tumor 'shell out' with facial nerve monitoring Page: 儿童气道管理 Pediatric Airway Page: 冠状入路至面部骨骼上部 Coronal Approaches to the Upper Facial Skeleton Page: 口腔科非手术诊疗常规Non-Surgical Dental Protocols Page: 咽喉科学Laryngology Page: 喉部手术诊疗常规(良性疾病)Laryngeal Surgery (Benign Disease) Protocols Page: 嗓音门诊The Voice Clinic Page: 小儿耳鼻喉科Pediatric Otolaryngology Page: 扁桃体和腺样体Tonsils and Adenoids Page: 护理Nursing (handouts, careplans) Page: 护理器械包 Nursing Tray Protocols Page: 气管外科手术诊疗常规Trachea Surgical Protocols Page: 气管食管瘘Tracheoesophageal Puncture Page: 治疗诊疗常规 Treatment Protocols Page: 涎腺手术 Salivary Gland Surgery Protocols Page: 涎腺透视及涎腺造影术 Sialograms and Sialography Page: 翻译者名单 Page: 耳神经外科Otology and Neurotology Page: 颅骨瓣制备 Calvarial Bone Graft Page: 颈外科诊疗常规Neck Surgery Protocols Page: 鼻成形术Rhinoplasty