Pattern of geriatric otolaryngological diseases in Port Harcourt

  title={Pattern of geriatric otolaryngological diseases in Port Harcourt},
  author={B. C. Okoye and Lucky Obukowho Onotai},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  volume={16 3},
BACKGROUND There is an emerging population of senior citizens with improving standard of living and health facilities. The aim of this to document the pattern of Geriatric Otorhinolaryngological diseases in Port Harcourt. PATIENTS AND METHOD This is a ten-year retrospective review of patients aged 60 years and above seen between January 1994 and December 2003 at the ENT Surgery Department of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. RESULTS Nine hundred and seventy two patients out… CONTINUE READING