Clinical Practice Guidelines


CPG: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children (Update)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children (Update) published in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery on February 9, 2022.

These multidisciplinary clinical practice guidelines were developed by the AAO-HNSF. As defined by the Institute of Medicine, Clinical Practice Guidelines are “statements that include recommendations intended to optimize patient care that are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and harms of alternative care options.” Guidelines are one way of increasing implementation of evidence into practice. They can serve as a guide to best practices, a framework for clinical decision making, and a benchmark for evaluating performance.

Published Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines in Development and Our Development Queue

Currently in Development:

  • Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy
  • Age-Related Hearing Loss
  • Surgical Management of Rhinosinusitis
  • Adult Sinusitis – Update

Development Queue:

  • Tinnitus – Update
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Sleep Surgery for Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring

Clinical Practice Guidelines Resources


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