Pediatric Otolaryngology

Research Training Opportunities

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

Cochrane Scholars Program

2016 Cochrane ColloquiumSystematic Review Training October 21-25, 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

Research Gaps - Pediatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in ChildrenTonsillectomy in ChildrenTympanostomy Tubes in Children

Swimmer's Ear

Affecting the outer ear, swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition resulting from inflammation, irritation, or infection.

Position Statement: Middle-Ear Ventilation Tube Placement

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that complications may occur following the placement of middle-ear ventilation tubes.

Position Statement: Pediatric Otolaryngology

All board-certified otolaryngologists have been trained to care for pediatric patients. Pediatric otolaryngology is a subspecialty within otolaryngology—head and neck surgery.

Position Statment: Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery

Otolaryngologists use a variety of safe and efficacious techniques and instruments to perform tonsil and adenoid surgery. Based on available data, the AAO-HNS does not find that one technique or instrument is clearly superior.


Parent Response to Ear Disease in Children with and without Tubes (PREDICT) Quality of Life Research StudyThis multi-institutional study has explored the impact that ear disease, in children ages 6 to 24 months, has on the child and their family in

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PRQLQ

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

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PAQLQ

 Pediatric allergic disease quality of life questionnaire (PAQLQ)DescriptionAssesses for allergic disease that encompasses its effects on a child’s or teenager’s eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activitiesTargeted AgePediatricsIt