Earaches, Ear Infections, Otitis Media

Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the world. The negative health effects of the use of tobacco products represent a global pandemic of enormous proportions.

CPT for ENT: Intradermal Dilutional Testing

Q.Should physicians report CPT code 95027 by antigen or per dilution (test or stick)?

Clinical Indicators: Tympanoplasty

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: Laryngoscopy or Nasopharyngoscopy

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

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Chair); Melissa A. Pynnonen, MD, MSc (Assistant Chair); David E. Tunkel, MD (Assistant Chair); Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa

Updated from 2006 Publication Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld MD, MPH (Chair), Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist) 

Research Gaps - Neurotology

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Cerumen Impaction Acute Otitis Externa Sudden Hearing Loss

Research Gaps - Acute Otitis Externa (AOE)

Research needs are as follows:  RCTs of absolute and comparative clinical efficacy of ototopical therapy of uncomplicated AOE in primary care settings, including the impact of aural toilet on outcomes.

Research Gaps - Otology

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Cerumen Impaction Acute Otitis Externa Sudden Hearing Loss

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