Sleep Medicine

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

Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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

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.