Post Nasal Drip, Rhinorrhea


The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Plastic Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology--—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. 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.

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.

Dilation of sinuses, any method (e.g., balloon, etc.)

Sinus ostial dilation (e.g. balloon ostial dilation) is an appropriate therapeutic option for selected patients with sinusitis.