Earwax/Cerumen

Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions. Only licensed physicians with a medical school degree and medical training (MD or DO) may diagnose and direct the management of diseases and medical disorders.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Cerumen Impaction

Leadership: Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH (Chair), Peter S. Roland, MD (Assistant Chair), Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD, Jerry M.

Research Gaps - Cerumen Impaction

While there is a body of literature from which these guidelines were drawn, significant gaps in our knowledge about cerumen impaction and its management remain.

Research Gaps - Otology/Neurotology

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:TinnitusBenign paroxysmal positional vertigoCerumen ImpactionAcute Otitis ExternaSudden Hearing Loss