Researchers are developing a tool that will be able to assess health-related quality-of-life outcomes in people who are deaf or hard of hearing, with a goal of improving their overall health.
Most unanticipated admissions following ambulatory surgery in children are related to anesthesia, with otolaryngology procedures and obstructive sleep apnea among the most significant predictive factors for admission.
Approximately one in 10 adults in the U.S. experience tinnitus, and durations of occupational and leisure time noise exposures are correlated with rates of tinnitus and are likely targetable risk factors
The use of neck ultrasounds, radioiodine scans, and PET scans in people diagnosed with thyroid cancer was associated with additional treatment for recurrence.
Nearly 11% percent of patients examined at trauma centers following motor vehicle collisions had at least one facial fracture, and airbags and seat belts were associated with reduced likelihood of those fractures, according to results of a recently published study.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has issued a new guideline that addresses the long-term needs of survivors of head and neck cancer.
Researchers have identified a new gene that may be associated with causing sensorineural hearing loss in childhood
New immunotherapy improves overall survival and improves quality of life with fewer side effects in a treatment-resistant and rapidly progressing form of head and neck carcinoma, reports a large, randomized international trial.
Tonsillectomies performed in kids at children’s teaching hospitals have a significantly higher cost, are more likely to involve complications, and result in more comorbidities than when performed at other types of hospitals.
Shared decision making reduces conflict and improves the quality of the decision for patients who are making choices about elective surgery.