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Laryngology Outcome Tool: PV-RQOL

Pediatric Voice-Related Quality of Life Survey Description Assesses voice changes over time in the pediatric population Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 10 Estimated Completion Time 5 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Head and Neck Surgery Outcome Tool: MDADI

  MD Anderson Dysphagia Inventory (MDADI) Description Self-administered questionnaire designed specifically for evaluating the impact of dysphagia on the QOL of patients with head and neck cancer Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 20 (4)

CPT for ENT: Chemodenervation of the Larynx - Botulinum Toxin

Q: What is the Academy's recommendation for billing Botulinum toxin A injections of the larynx?

Nasal Surgery and OSAS

Nasal surgery is a beneficial modality for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Tonsillectomy and OSAs

In the adult population, tonsillectomy is the appropriate first line treatment in select patients (Epstein 2009, Evidence Based Clinical Guideline).

CPT for ENT: Nasal Endoscopy with a T & A

Q. What are the appropriate codes to report when a physician performs a nasal endoscopy and obtains multiple biopsies of the nasopharyngeal tissue in conjunction with a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A)?

Clinical Indicators: Laryngectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Thyroidectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Adenotonsillectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Tracheostomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

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