Nasal Obstruction, Deviated Septum, Nasal Congestion

Position Statement: Debridement of the Sinus Cavity after ESS

Debridement of the sinus cavity is a procedure commonly performed following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).

Position Statement: Intra-Operative Use of Computer Aided Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery endorses the intraoperative use of computer-aided surgery in appropriately select cases to assist the surgeon in clarifying complex anatomy during sinus and skull base surgery.

Position Statement: Plastic Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology--—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that facial plastic surgery is an integral part of the specialty and is a fundamental area of expertise for otolaryngologists—head and neck surgeons.

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PRQLQ

Pediatric Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (PRQLQ)DescriptionA disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument focusing on physical and emotional impact of disease in children 6 to 12 years of ageTargeted AgePediatricsItem

Facial Plastics/Rhinology Outcome Tool: NOSE Scale

DescriptionDisease-specific health status instrument for use in patients with nasal obstructionTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)5 (N/A)Estimated Completion Time5 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesThis study was funded by the AAO-HNS/F and

Rhinology Outcome Tool: SNOT-20

Sino-Nasal Outcome Test-20 (SNOT-20)DescriptionPatient-reported measure of outcome in sino-nasal disorders such as rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposisTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)20 (2)Estimated Completion Time10 minutesReliability/Validity Assess

Rhinology Outcome Tool: RSUI

Rhinitis Symptom Utility Index (RSUI)DescriptionMeasures the severity and frequency of rhinitis related symptoms over 14 daysTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)10 (N/A)Estimated Completion Time5 - 10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterat

Rhinology Outcome Tool: RSOM-31

Rhinosinusitis Outcome Measure (RSOM-31)DescriptionMeasure of rhinosinusitis health status and quality of lifeTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)31 (7)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1.