Pediatric Otolaryngology

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.

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.

PREDICT Study

Parent Response to Ear Disease in Children with and without Tubes (PREDICT) Quality of Life Research Study

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PRQLQ

Pediatric Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (PRQLQ) Description 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 Targeted Age

Allergy Outcomes Tool: PAQLQ

  Pediatric allergic disease quality of life questionnaire (PAQLQ) Description Assesses for allergic disease that encompasses its effects on a child’s or teenager’s eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activities Targeted Age

Rhinology Outcome Tool: SN-5

Sinus and Nasal Quality of Life Survey (SN-5) Description Assesses health-related quality of life for children with persistent sinonasal symptoms Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 5 (5) Estimated Completion Time < 5 minutes

Laryngology Outcome Tool: PV-RQOL

Pediatric Voice-Related Quality of Life Survey Description Assesses voice changes over time in the pediatric population Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 10 Estimated Completion Time 5 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Clinical Indicators: Mastoidectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Myringotomy and Tympanostomy Tubes

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received. Information contained in the Clinical Indicators includes: Definitions Procedures and CPT Codes

Clinical Indicators: Stapedectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

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