Sleep Medicine

Research Training Opportunities

Duke University Medical Center - Training for Clinical Research in Hearing, Balance, and Other Communication DisordersThe Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Duke Clinical Research Institute are looking for exceptional candidates for

Cochrane Scholars Program

2017 Cochrane ConclaveSystematic Review Training July 9-11, 2017Oxford, EnglandSponsored by The AAO-HNS/F leadership and SAGE, publisher of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, have identified a need to train otolaryngologists in the conduct and pub

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

Position Statement: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Surgical management should be considered an important component in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Position Statement: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a valid treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in appropriately selected patients.

SLEEP Study

S.L.E.E.P.: Studying Life Effects and Effectiveness of Palatopharyngoplasty(closed to enrollment)Why the "SLEEP" Study?UPPP, the most common surgical treatment for sleep apnea, significantly improves physiologic abnormalities in selected patients.

Sleep Outcome Tool: FOSQ

 Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ)DescriptionAssess sleep-related quality of lifeTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)30 (5)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Weaver TE.

Sleep Outcome Tool: SAQLI

Calgary Sleep Apnea Quality of Life Index (SAQLI)DescriptionAssesses obstructive sleep apnea-related quality of lifeTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)40 (5)Estimated Completion Time10-15 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Flemon

Sleep Outcome Tool: OSA-18

 Obstructive Sleep Apnea-18 (OSA-18)DescriptionAssesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of lifeTargeted AgePediatricsItems (Domains)18 (5)Estimated Completion Time5 - 10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Franco RA J

Sleep Outcome Tool: SNORE-25

Symptoms of Nocturnal Obstruction and Related Events (SNORE25)DescriptionAssesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life.