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Resources on Geriatric Patients
- American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology (geriatricotolaryngology.org)
The website includes education and links to entities that fund geriatric research. The organization also hosts an annual conference dedicated to geriatric otolaryngology.
- American Geriatrics Society (americangeriatrics.org)
The website includes links to educational programs, including some available online or on CD-ROM, and two smartphone apps: “Geriatrics at Your Fingertips” and “iGeriatrics” (available for both iPhone and Android). The organization also holds an annual meeting.
- American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (entnet.org)
Its annual meeting includes sessions about aging and the care of geriatric patients. The organization also offers an e-book, Primary Care Otolaryngology for the Geriatric Patient, on its website.
- Portal of Geriatric Online Education (pogoe.org) The site offers a repository of geriatric educational materials.