Otology/Neurotology

Otology Outcome Tool: UCLA-DQ

UCLA Dizziness Questionnaire (UCLA-DQ) Description Evaluates the impact of frequency and severity on the patients' daily activities, on the quality of life, and on the fear of becoming dizzy Targeted age Adults Items (Domains) 5 (N/A)

Otology Outcome Tool: GBI

  Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI) Description A subjective post-interventional questionnaire especially developed to evaluate any otorhinolaryngological surgery and therapy Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 18 (3) Estimated Completion Time

Otology Outcome Tool: THI

Tinnitus Handicap Index (THI) Description Assesses self-reported tinnitus-related handicap Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 25 (N/A) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

G-I-N Scholars Program

Get Involved with AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guidelines: Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) Conference Scholars Program

Clinical Practice Guideline: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Leadership: Neil Bhattacharyya, MD (Chair), Reginald F. Baugh, MD (Assistant Chair), Laura Orvidas, MD (Assistant Chair), Richard Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist) 

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. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

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)

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)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa

Updated from 2006 Publication Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld MD, MPH (Chair), Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)