Snoring, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Apnea

Research Gaps - Pediatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children Tonsillectomy in Children Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Surgical management should be considered an important component in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a valid treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in appropriately selected patients.

CPT for ENT: Nasal Sinus Endoscopy

There have been a number of member inquiries on the correct usage of CPT® codes 31233 Nasal/sinus endoscopy, diagnostic with maxillary sinusoscopy (via inferior meatus or canine fossa puncture) and 31235 Nasal/sinus endoscopy, diagnostic with sphenoi

CPT for ENT: Nasal Endoscopy and Laryngoscopy on the Same Date of Service

In late 2006, there was a proposal from CMS and NCCI to remove the modifier over-ride of CPT code 31231 -Nasal endoscopy, diagnostic, unilateral or bilateral (separate procedure) when billed with the flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy CPT codes (31575-

SLEEP Study

S.L.E.E.P.: Studying Life Effects and Effectiveness of Palatopharyngoplasty(closed to enrollment) Why the "SLEEP" Study?

Sleep Outcome Tool: FOSQ

  Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ) Description Assess sleep-related quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 30 (5) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Sleep Outcome Tool: SAQLI

Calgary Sleep Apnea Quality of Life Index (SAQLI) Description Assesses obstructive sleep apnea-related quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 40 (5) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes

Sleep Outcome Tool: OSA-18

  Obstructive Sleep Apnea-18 (OSA-18) Description Assesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 18 (5) Estimated Completion Time 5 - 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Sleep Outcome Tool: SNORE-25

Symptoms of Nocturnal Obstruction and Related Events (SNORE25) Description Assesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life. Valid and responsive to treatment Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 25 (N/A) Estimated Completion Time

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