Chapter 44. Ear Disorders

  1. Stephen Jackson Professor of Geriatric Medicine3,
  2. Paul Jansen4 and
  3. Arduino Mangoni5
  1. Wynia Derks1 and
  2. Gerrit Hordijk2

Published Online: 2 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch44

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

Prescribing for Elderly Patients

How to Cite

Derks, W. and Hordijk, G. (2009) Ear Disorders, in Prescribing for Elderly Patients (eds S. Jackson, P. Jansen and A. Mangoni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470017975.ch44

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Clinical Gerontology, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  3. 5

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Ear, Nose, Throat Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Ear, Nose, Throat, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470024287

Online ISBN: 9780470017975



  • ear disorders;
  • hearing loss;
  • tinnitus;
  • drugs causing hearing problems;
  • external otitis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hearing loss

  • Tinnitus

  • External otitis

  • Drugs causing hearing problems

  • References