Title

Why and When to Treat Snoring

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-2020

Publication Title

Otolaryngologic clinics of North America

Abstract

It is estimated that half of the adult population older than 60 years snores. This article discusses the many aspects of snoring, including impacts on bed partners, the individual who snores, and when and how to appropriately evaluate, diagnose, and treat the perpetrator. The goal is for clinicians to expand their knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of the phenomenon of snoring. It is estimated that half of the adult population over the age of 60 years of age snores. This chapter discusses snoring, including the impact on bed partners, the individual that snores and when and how to treat the snorer. The goal is for clinicians to expand their knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of patients who snores.

PubMed ID

32336469

ePublication

ePub ahead of print

Volume

53

Issue

3

First Page

351

Last Page

365

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