General Otolaryngology

Appropriate Use Criteria

What are Appropriate Use Criteria?Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) specify when it is appropriate to use a procedure. An "appropriate" procedure is one for which the expected health benefits exceed the expected health risks by a wide margin.

Research Training Opportunities

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

AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Allergic Rhinitis

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

Clinical Practice Guideline: Allergic Rhinitis

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.

Top 100 ENT CPT Codes for 2015

2015 Top 100 ENT Codes Billed in a Physician OfficeThis chart contains a list of the 100 most frequently reported CPT Codes, by providers with sub-specialty designation "4 – Otolaryngology" within the Medicare enrollment database, within the physicia

Electrocochleography

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that Electrocochleography (ECoG) is a useful neurophysiologic test and is medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected auditory and bal

Humanitarian Photography

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that photodocumentation of patients and procedures during humanitarian efforts is critical for record-keeping, scholarship, and fund-raising.

Rotational (Rotary) Chair Testing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that the following tests are medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected balance or dizziness disorders: 1.

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

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus

Leadership: David E. Tunkel, MD, (Chair), Carol A. Bauer, MD, (Assistant Chair), Gordon H. Sun, MD, MS (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD; Eugene R.