Hearing Loss

Management of Otosclerosis

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes otosclerosis as a condition of abnormal bone growth that results in a progressive conductive hearing loss.

Micropressure Therapy

The Equilibrium Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery have reviewed the literature with respect to micropressure therapy

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) Description Self-reported tool that measures the amount of trouble they are having with communication or noises in various everyday situations Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 24 (4)

Clinical Indicators: Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) (BAER) (BAEP)

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

Clinical Indicators: Myringotomy and Tympanostomy Tubes

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received. Information contained in the Clinical Indicators includes: Definitions Procedures and CPT Codes

Clinical Indicators: Stapedectomy

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

Clinical Indicators: Tympanoplasty

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

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. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

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.

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