Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.
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.
Click to view the research gaps identified in this clinical practice guideline: Hoarseness (dysphonia)
Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery
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