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Otology

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Otology is the field of medicine dedicated to the study and treatment of the ear. In most cases, the original diagnosis of ear problems is performed by primary care physicians such as pediatricians, internists, and family practitioners.

In the United States, the ...

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