Opening with a clear overview of the biology and demographics of aging, this text authoritatively summarizes the most recent knowledge on disorders of the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, larynx, voice, throat, and neck in the geriatric population. With chapters by prominent leaders in the discipline, this reference serves as an invaluable source of guidance on perioperative assessment, operative procedures and outcomes, and new strategies for reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Hearing. Balance. The Nose. The Mouth. Swallowing. Voice. Sleep Disorders. Head and Neck. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive. Feratric Psychology Problems. Perioperative Considerations. Medication Issues. End-of-Life Care
"…a long-awaited, much-needed textbook….a wonderful and useful book for otolaryncology practitioners. It provides the first complete review of the topic and has set the standard for this growing area."