Experts discuss the subtle differences between recently released guidelines from IDSA and older guidelines from the AAO-HNS.
ENTtoday: July 2012
Guidelines are becoming an essential component of clinical care. A look at their development and intended use.
A multidisciplinary approach to tackling sleep apnea in children.
Routine ICU admission for all post-surgical OSA patients unnecessary; parent education for adenotonsillectomy risks; resident Facebook postings impact professionalism; no difference in life expectancy with HNSCC imaging modality; nasal steroids effective in chronic rhinosinusitis with polyposis; costs of laryngeal diseases.
With more and more patients doing their own searching for the “right” doctors, those otolaryngologists who stand out the most—a goal usually accomplished with help from a reputable public relations firm—are more likely to get the lion’s share of business.
A a medical profession, we should consider striking a middle ground between those calling for a complete ban on the sport and those advocating freedom of choice.