Otology/Neurotology

Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss

Leadership: Robert J. Stachler, MD (Chair); Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD (Assistant Chair); Sanford M. Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist); Seth R.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Chair); Melissa A. Pynnonen, MD, MSc (Assistant Chair); David E. Tunkel, MD (Assistant Chair); Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Jeffrey S. Fichera, PA-C; Alison M.

Research Gaps - Sudden Hearing Loss (SHL)

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss was developed based on the current body of evidence regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of patients with SHL.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Cerumen Impaction

Leadership: Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH (Chair), Peter S. Roland, MD (Assistant Chair), Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD, Jerry M.

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 - 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,

Research Gaps - Cerumen Impaction

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

Research Gaps - Acute Otitis Externa (AOE)

Research needs are as follows: RCTs of absolute and comparative clinical efficacy of ototopical therapy of uncomplicated AOE in primary care settings, including the impact of aural toilet on outcomes.Clinical trials to determine the efficacy of topic

Research Gaps - Otology/Neurotology

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:TinnitusBenign paroxysmal positional vertigoCerumen ImpactionAcute Otitis ExternaSudden Hearing Loss