Sleep Medicine

Sleep Outcome Tool: FOSQ

  Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ) Description Assess sleep-related quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 30 (5) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Sleep Outcome Tool: SAQLI

Calgary Sleep Apnea Quality of Life Index (SAQLI) Description Assesses obstructive sleep apnea-related quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 40 (5) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes

Sleep Outcome Tool: OSA-18

  Obstructive Sleep Apnea-18 (OSA-18) Description Assesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 18 (5) Estimated Completion Time 5 - 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Sleep Outcome Tool: SNORE-25

Symptoms of Nocturnal Obstruction and Related Events (SNORE25) Description Assesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life. Valid and responsive to treatment Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 25 (N/A) Estimated Completion Time

Sleep Outcome Tool: OSD-6

  Obstructive Sleep Disorders-6 (OSD-6) Description Assesses sleep disordered breathing-related quality of life Targeted Age Pediatrics Items (Domains) 6 (6) Estimated Completion Time 5 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Nasal Surgery and OSAS

Nasal surgery is a beneficial modality for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Tonsillectomy and OSAs

In the adult population, tonsillectomy is the appropriate first line treatment in select patients (Epstein 2009, Evidence Based Clinical Guideline).

Submucosal Ablation of the Tongue Base for OSAS

Adult patients with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be successfully treated with submucosal radiofrequency tongue base ablation.(Powell 1999 and refs below) The majority of studies demonstrating effectiveness of tongue base submucosa

Midline Glossectomy for OSA

Midline partial glossectomy is an effective surgical modality for the treatment of select pediatric and adult patients with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea with significant macroglossia.

G-I-N Scholars Program

2015 GIN-NYAM meeting (EGAPPS II)New York, NYMarch 2-3, 2015 Get Involved with AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guidelines: 2015 G-I-N Conference Scholars Program Download the Application