This section presents essential clinical knowledge about the aerodigestive tract.
The basic learning objectives agreed upon by the Canadian Society of Otolaryngologists & Head and Neck Surgeons are presented below. The most common and important throat-related complaints are discussed in the Throat Complaints section. Specific conditions relating to these complaints are highlighted in the Conditions of the Throat section. Interactive teaching modules will be developed and made available in the Additional Resources area.
Clinical Presentations of Throat-Related Pathologies
Conditions of the Throat
Essential Clinical Skills
- Examination of the Oral Cavity
- Examination of the Oropharynx
- Indirect Laryngoscopy
- Understanding of Flexible Laryngoscopy
- Throat Swab