By Robert T. Sataloff, Michael M. Johns, Karen M. Kost

A burgeoning aged inhabitants has ended in an exceptional
increase within the variety of geriatric otolaryngology sufferers, and a complete
reference at the forte may be beneficial in optimizing sufferer care.
Geriatric Otolaryngology, released collaboratively through the yankee Academy of Otolaryngology-Head
and Neck surgical procedure beginning (AAO-HNSF) and Thieme, specializes in
the particular demanding situations dealing with otolaryngologists and first care physicians in handling
ear, nostril, and throat problems within the aged. It presents
readers with the basic details they should effectively deal with this
rapidly turning out to be sufferer population.

Key Features:

  • Discusses the
    critical problems with useful prestige, comorbidities, and meals within the
    geriatric population
  • Written and edited by way of recognized specialists in
    geriatric otolaryngology
  • Content displays the present AAO-HNSF scientific
    practice guidelines

This publication is a vital textual content for all basic care
physicians and otolaryngologists taking care of aged sufferers. it really is a superb
reference for particular circumstances in addition to a competent source for history

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Org/). Disease- and condition-specific associations are appreciated by patients, family members, and even clinicians who seek current information and access to programs like clinical trials. org/). Private charities and advocacy groups such as the Michael J. org/). 4,5,7,37 Otolaryngologists, with their current and ever expanding contribution to American health care and indeed to health care in all aging societies around the globe, must invest evermore in geriatric competence and wise use of geriatric resources, including the interdisciplinary team.

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