Sinusitis, Paranasal Sinus Disease

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.

Position Statement: Sinus Endoscopy

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that endoscopic evaluation and endoscopic surgery are accepted modalities of diagnosis and treatment for sinonasal disorders.Adopted 3/2/1990Reviewed 9/16/1995Revised 9/16/1995Su

Allergy Outcomes Tool: RQLQ

Rhinoconjunctivitis quality of life questionnaire (RQLQ)DescriptionMeasures the problems that adults with rhinoconjunctivitis experience in their day-to-day livesTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)28 (7)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability

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

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PAQLQ

 Pediatric allergic disease quality of life questionnaire (PAQLQ)DescriptionAssesses for allergic disease that encompasses its effects on a child’s or teenager’s eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activitiesTargeted AgePediatricsIt

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: SN-5

Sinus and Nasal Quality of Life Survey (SN-5)DescriptionAssesses health-related quality of life for children with persistent sinonasal symptomsTargeted AgePediatricsItems (Domains)5 (5)Estimated Completion Time< 5 minutesReliability/Validity Asses

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