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Secondhand Smoke

Access to quality healthcare for children is forwarded by the availability of good healthcare information. With this year’s release of a new surgeon general’s report on secondhand smoke, the following information should be shared with patients.

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Today in the United States, studies estimate that 34 percent of U.S. adults are overweight and an additional 31 percent (approximately 60 million) are obese. Combined, approximately 127 million Americans are overweight or obese.

Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Section I. Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia (Laryngeal Dystonia)

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, Voi

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

Tonsillitis Outcomes: Towards Reaching Evidence in Adults and Tots (closed to enrollment)

Sleep Outcome Tool: FOSQ

  Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ) Description Assess sleep-related quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 30 (5) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature