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

A burgeoning aged inhabitants has ended in an excellent
increase within the variety of geriatric otolaryngology sufferers, and a entire
reference at the area of expertise should be worthy in optimizing sufferer care.
Geriatric Otolaryngology, released collaboratively by way of the yank Academy of Otolaryngology-Head
and Neck surgical procedure origin (AAO-HNSF) and Thieme, specializes in
the precise demanding situations dealing with otolaryngologists and first care physicians in coping with
ear, nostril, and throat problems within the aged. It presents
readers with the fundamental details they should effectively deal with this
rapidly transforming into sufferer population.

Key Features:

  • Discusses the
    critical problems with practical prestige, comorbidities, and meals within the
    geriatric population
  • Written and edited through famous specialists in
    geriatric otolaryngology
  • Content displays the present AAO-HNSF medical
    practice guidelines

This publication is a vital textual content for all fundamental care
physicians and otolaryngologists taking care of aged sufferers. it truly is an exceptional
reference for specific circumstances in addition to a competent source for historical past
reading.

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Dr. Joseph LoCicero III, formerly the chairman of the interspecialty group formed by the American Geriatric Society (AGS), recognized the brewing crisis in elderly care. The AGS realized 20 years ago that it could not, by itself, handle the increasing volume of geriatric patients. It therefore reached out to several specialties, including otolaryngology, to embrace this focused subspecialty area, foster research and education, and ultimately better prepare otolaryngologists for the evolving needs of the ever-increasing population of older patients.

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