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This site was developed with a clear vision to increase the patient’s and public awareness about diseases related to ear, nose and throat specialty. I have noticed during my work in this field in several communities during my study and specialization and my visits to many countries the presence of many misunderstandings, gossips and non accurate thoughts and information in some communities, at the level of patients and medical staff as well. According to my belief in the importance of changing the wrong beliefs and improving public knowledge about ear, nose and throat diseases, I collected and analyzed wide range of people thoughts, beliefs and understandings of ENT disorders and came out with some articles that try to explain, clarify, and discuss these problems in a simple way. I tried to answer the frequent questions that I encountered in my clinic, in social media and in my friends and family group discussions. I did my best using a simple language avoiding medical terms to make this information in the hands of general population.
It’s important to know that this site is not a teaching website for doctors or medical students, but it is directed to people out of the medical field, so I intended not to discuss the details of the surgical and medical issues that I felt it is not important to the patient’s level knowledge and might make the discussion more complicated and difficult, leaving the training and teaching process for students and doctors to websites specialized in medical training and teaching.
I would like to make it clear that such gossips and misunderstandings are not related to a specific community or social class, nevertheless, I found it in all communities in a varying levels, I have seen it among patients visits to me in the countryside and in the city center, in public, private and university centers I have been to, in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and United States of America as well.
Last thing to say is that this site is intended just for improvement of patients’ awareness and is not considered by any mean an alternative for specialist consultation, because every case has it’s specifications, and the treatment starts with good history, examination and evaluation by the doctor, while generalizing the treatment methods present in this site or in other sites and social media pages over all cases and similar complaints would be not appropriate and would lead to bad results.