ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation addresses quality improvement opportunities in the diagnosis and management of allergic rhinitis in a new multi-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical practice gu
Leadership: Michael D. Seidman, MD, (Chair), Richard K. Gurgel MD, (Assistant Chair), Sandra Y. Lin, MD (Assistant Chair), Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist).Guideline Development Group: Fuad M. Baroody, MD; James R. Bonner, MD; Douglas E.
2016 Cochrane ColloquiumSystematic Review Training October 23-27, 2016Seoul, South KoreaSponsored by The AAO-HNS/F leadership and SAGE, publisher of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, have identified a need to train otolaryngologists in the conduc
The decision to test for allergy should be based on first-hand knowledge gained by an individual history and physical examination. The results of allergy testing must be interpreted in light of these findings.
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
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
Pediatric allergic disease quality of life questionnaire (PAQLQ)DescriptionAssesses for allergic disease that encompasses its effects on a childs or teenagers eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activitiesTargeted AgePediatricsIt
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