Swimmers Ear, Otitis Media

Swimmer's Ear

Affecting the outer ear, swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition resulting from inflammation, irritation, or infection.

Implantable Hearing Devices

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Infant Hearing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. has adopted the position statement of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, 2007.

Hearing Aids

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery, Inc. states: dispensing of hearing aids, hearing assisted devices and other hearing rehabilitation devices is within the scope of practice for otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons.

Middle-Ear Ventilation Tube Placement

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that complications may occur following the placement of middle-ear ventilation tubes.

Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions.  Only licensed physicians with medical training may diagnose and direct the management of disease and medical disorders.  A full history and physical examination by a physician (preferably a

Use of Topical Antibiotic Drops

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Otology Outcome Tool: CES

Chronic Ear Survey (CES) Description Provides information regarding total ear-specific health, as well as subscore information regarding activity restriction, symptoms, and medical resource usage attributable to chronic otitis media Targeted Age

Clinical Indicators: Tympanoplasty

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

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