Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children
Tonsillectomy in Children
Tympanostomy Tubes in Children
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.
Pediatric Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (PRQLQ)
A disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument focusing on physical and emotional impact of disease in children 6 to 12 years of age
Pediatric allergic disease quality of life questionnaire (PAQLQ)
Assesses for allergic disease that encompasses its effects on a childs or teenagers eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activities