Hearing Loss

Position Statement: 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.

Otology Outcome Tool: APHAB

 Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Benefit (APHAB)DescriptionSelf-reported tool that measures the amount of trouble they are having with communication or noises in various everyday situationsTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)24 (4)Estimated Completio

Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss

Leadership: Robert J. Stachler, MD (Chair); Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD (Assistant Chair); Sanford M. Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist); Seth R.

Research Gaps - Sudden Hearing Loss (SHL)

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss was developed based on the current body of evidence regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of patients with SHL.

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