Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.
Zenkers Diverticulum is a pouch found above the cervical esophagus. It causes swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia), regurgitation, weight loss and other symptoms.
When behavioral, dietary, and non-invasive techniques fail, surgery plays a vital role in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, despite the fact that it may not completely eliminate or cure the syndrome.
Leadership: Reginald Baugh, MD (Chair); Sanford Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Ron Mitchell, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)
Leadership: Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Chair), Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH (Assistant Chair), Seth H. Dailey, MD (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)
The Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery was based on the current body of evidence regarding voice outcomes during thyroid surgery.
The Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children was based on the current body of evidence regarding tympanostomy tubes.
Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in children
Tonsillectomy in children
Significant gaps in research remain regarding our knowledge about OSA and its management.
While there is a body of literature from which these guidelines were drawn, significant gaps in our knowledge about hoarseness and its management remain.
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