Research Training Opportunities

Duke University Medical Center - Training for Clinical Research in Hearing, Balance, and Other Communication Disorders

AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released the first ever multi-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical practice guideline to improve the diagnosis and management of tinnitus, the perception of

Position Statement: Evaluation Prior to Hearing Aid Fitting

Hearing impairment is a medical condition requiring evaluation and diagnosis by a physician, preferably an otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon.

Position Statement: Hearing Aids

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery, Inc.

Position Statement: Infant Hearing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Position Statement: Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions. Only licensed physicians with a medical school degree and medical training (MD or DO) may diagnose and direct the management of diseases and medical disorders.

Otology Outcome Tool: CES

Chronic Ear Survey (CES)DescriptionProvides information regarding total ear-specific health, as well as subscore information regarding activity restriction, symptoms, and medical resource usage attributable to chronic otitis mediaTargeted AgeAdultsIt

Otology Outcome Tool: APHAB

  Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Benefit (APHAB) Description Self-reported tool that measures the amount of trouble they are having with communication or noises in various everyday situations Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 24 (4) Estimated C

Otology Outcome Tool: UCLA-DQ

UCLA Dizziness Questionnaire (UCLA-DQ)DescriptionEvaluates the impact of frequency and severity on the patients' daily activities, on the quality of life, and on the fear of becoming dizzyTargeted ageAdultsItems (Domains)5 (N/A)Estimated Completion T

Otology Outcome Tool: GBI

 Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI)DescriptionA subjective post-interventional questionnaire especially developed to evaluate any otorhinolaryngological surgery and therapyTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)18 (3)Estimated Completion Time10 minutesReliabi