Quality and Safety

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa

Updated from 2006 PublicationLeadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld MD, MPH (Chair), Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist) Guideline Update Group: C. Ron Cannon MD, Peter S. Roland MD, Geoffrey R. Simon MD, K. Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FAAFP, William W.

Research Gaps-Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children was based on the current body of evidence regarding tympanostomy tubes.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Cerumen Impaction

This Clinical Practice Guideline is currently undergoing an update.Update Leadership: Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Chair), Anthony E. Magit, MD (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Update Group: Bopanna B.

Research Gaps - Rhinology

Click to view the research gaps identified in this clinical practice guidelines:Adult Sinusitis 

Research Gaps - Sleep Medicine

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in childrenTonsillectomy in children

Research Gaps - Facial Plastics

Click to view the research gaps identified  in this clinical practice guideline:Bell's palsy

Research Gaps - Geriatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in this clinical practice guideline:None available at this time

Research Gaps - Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children

Significant gaps in research remain regarding our knowledge about OSA and its management.

Research Gaps - Hoarseness

While there is a body of literature from which these guidelines were drawn, significant gaps in our knowledge about hoarseness and its management remain.

Research Gaps - Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

As determined by the panel's review of the literature, assessment of current clinical practices, and determination of evidence gaps, research needs were determined as follows: Conduct prospective epidemiological studies of the incidence, prevalence,