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Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Section I. Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia (Laryngeal Dystonia)The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Flexible Endoscopic Examinations of Swallowing (FEES)

Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) is a diagnostic procedure used to evaluate velopharyngeal, phonatory, and swallowing functions in adults and children.

Foreign Bodies of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract

Board certified members of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, by virtue of their training, are qualified to manage foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract in adults and children.

Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery

Otolaryngologists use a variety of safe and efficacious techniques and instruments to perform tonsil and adenoid surgery. Based on available data, the AAO-HNS does not find that one technique or instrument is clearly superior.

Voice Therapy in the Treatment of Dysphonia

Voice therapy contributes to increased effectiveness and efficiency in the otolaryngologist's diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders.

Consensus Statement on the Use of Voice Therapy in the Treatment of Dysphonia

This statement regarding the use of voice therapy in the treatment of dysphonia has been developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Committee on  Speech, Voice,  and Swallowing and the Special Interest Division 3, Voic

T.O. T.R.E.A.T. Trial

Tonsillitis Outcomes: Towards Reaching Evidence in Adults and Tots (closed to enrollment)As part of its commitment to evidence-based medicine, the AAO-HNS Foundation's National Center for the Promotion of Research in Otolaryngology has launched a new

Sleep Outcome Tool: FOSQ

 Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ)DescriptionAssess sleep-related quality of lifeTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)30 (5)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Weaver TE.

Sleep Outcome Tool: SAQLI

Calgary Sleep Apnea Quality of Life Index (SAQLI)DescriptionAssesses obstructive sleep apnea-related quality of lifeTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)40 (5)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Flemon

Sleep Outcome Tool: OSA-18

 Obstructive Sleep Apnea-18 (OSA-18)DescriptionAssesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of lifeTargeted AgePediatricsItems (Domains)18 (5)Estimated Completion Time5 - 10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Franco RA J