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Accomplishment and opportunity in geriatric otolaryngology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19826997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Geriatric otolaryngology is an emerging medical subspecialty developed in response to a pressing societal need. In this article, the author explains the rationale for this new subspecialty, reviews the landmark events that led to the creation of an organizational structure, celebrates the accomplishments that have been achieved thus far, and discusses the challenges that remain and the opportunities for future growth.
Authors:
Ara A Chalian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-14     Completed Date:  2010-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1156-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283, USA. ara.chalian@uphs.upenn.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Comorbidity
Congresses as Topic
Diffusion of Innovation
Geriatrics / trends*
Health Services Needs and Demand / trends
Humans
Medicine / trends*
Otolaryngology / trends*
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery
Population Dynamics
Societies, Medical / trends

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