While guidelines help to determine when to order a sleep study, clinical judgment is vital
ENTtoday: September 2016
How patients with otologic complaints use the emergency department
Very few ED visits for otologic complaints are actually warranted.
Lack of information and patient resistance can contribute to physicians not following guidelines
Useful staff meetings don’t waste time and convey information that can keep your physician practice working at its best
What to know, what to expect, and how to prepare for a healthcare transaction
Experts point to a wide variety of reasons why guidelines are sometimes not followed.
Preoperative steroid injections may occasionally obviate the need for surgery, and they are helpful in a patient management perspective
Adenoidectomy is a reasonable first-line surgical option for pediatric patients with CRS that is refractory to medical therapy
The use of systemic corticosteroids in PTA can reduce pain and trismus, resulting in an earlier return to normal diet and activities
Immunotherapy can now be considered a viable modality for treatment of head and neck cancers
ARS Spread to Paranasal Sinuses, OMC Obstruction May Not Be Etiological Factors in Bacterial ARS Development
What are the associations among paranasal imaging results, symptoms, bony anatomic variations, and culture-proven bacterial acute rhinosinusitis (ARS)?
Only approximately two-thirds of patients with non-invasive lesions are correctly identified as not having cancer by VS
Tonsillectomy can be considered for patients with mild OSA who have severe obstructing anatomy that is surgically correctible
New-onset BPPV occurs commonly after SCD repair, but the exact etiology remains unknown
For patients with CRS, endoscopic sinus surgery results in significantly greater improvement in cardinal symptoms of CRS
What are the geographic and temporal trends in sinus surgery and frontal sinus surgery in the United States?