Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 17: Dysgeusia.

Linda Bartoshuk, PhD, Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavior Sciences, and Director of Human Research, Center for Smell and Taste, University of Florida Health, Gainesville, presented on Effects of Otitis Media, Tonsillectomy on Taste and Weight Gain, and Burning Mouth Syndrome.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 17: Dysgeusia.

After hearing and assimilating the information in this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Cite a hypothesis that explains epidemiologic data showing higher body mass index (BMI) in adults who had otitis media or tonsillectomy as children.
2. Explain the relationship of the chorda tympani and glossopharyngeal nerves to alterations in taste.
3. Define the phenomenon of “taste phantoms” and propose a physiologic mechanism by which they come about.
4. Compare orthonasal olfaction to retronasal olfaction and explain the relation between retronasal olfaction to taste.
5. Relate the phenomenon of “supertasters” to burning mouth syndrome.

The original programs were presented by Linda Bartoshuk, PhD, Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavior Sciences, and Director of Human Research, Center for Smell and Taste, University of Florida Health, Gainesville.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

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