A burgeoning elderly population has led to a great increase in the number of geriatric otolaryngology patients, and a comprehensive reference on the specialty will be invaluable in optimizing patient care. Geriatric Otolaryngology, published collaboratively by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) and Thieme, focuses on the unique challenges facing otolaryngologists and primary care physicians in managing ear, nose, and throat disorders in the elderly. It provides readers with the essential information they need to successfully treat this rapidly growing patient population. Key Features: * Discusses the critical issues of functional status, comorbidities, and nutrition in the geriatric population* Written and edited by well-known experts in geriatric otolaryngology* Content reflects the current AAO-HNSF clinical practice guidelines This book is an essential text for all primary care physicians and otolaryngologists caring for elderly patients. It is an excellent reference for special cases as well as a reliable resource for background reading.