New York, NY, June 16, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- "Geriatric Otolaryngology," recently published 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.
“Drs. Sataloff, Kost, and Johns, along with the many contributors, are to be congratulated for their practical approach and comprehensive review. Their enthusiasm and passion for the specialty, and tireless dedication to the profession, are not only admirable but greatly appreciated.” – From the Foreword
This book is an essential text for all otolaryngologists and primary care physicians caring for elderly patients. It is an excellent reference for special cases as well as a reliable resource for background reading.
Thieme Publishers New York/Stuttgart.2015
274 pp, 76 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Authors
Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, is Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Academic Specialties, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Michael M. Johns, MD, is Director, Emory Voice Center, and Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Karen M. Kost, MD, FRCSC, is Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
About the AAO-HNSF
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF), one of the oldest medical associations in the nation, represents about 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Through health services research, AAO-HNS/F works to ensure effective delivery of care and advance individual and population health. The Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning. The organization's vision is: "Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care."
Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, eOrthopaedics, eOtolaryngology, eSpine, Medlantis, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, and the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.