Revised education model would let residents explore specialty earlier, help meet demand for more surgeons, otolaryngologist Randal S. Weber, MD, told physicians at the Triological Society's 116th annual meeting during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Three researchers were recognized for studies in the cost value of bilateral cochlear implants, the usefulness of multidisciplinary tumor conferences in treating head and neck cancer, and a test for infections in cases of chronic rhinosinusitis. The awards were given at the Triological Society’s 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Physicians shared tips to avoid pitfalls of facial plastic surgery and reconstruction at the Triological Society's 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Changing what is taught, and how it's taught, can maximize the effectiveness of medical education, consultant L. Dee Fink, PhD, told otolaryngologists in his keynote address at the Triological Society's 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Lasers, imaging devices have made performing common tests and procedures easier to do in-house, medical experts said at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
The Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings featured the annual meetings of several otolaryngology organizations, covering topics ranging across ear, nose and throat care. Here are a few highlights from the programs of some of these organizations.
Triological Society members should seek out ways to keep the society relevant, both today and in the future, said Jesus E. Medina, MD, during his presidential address here on April 12 at the Triological Society’s 116th Annual Meeting. The meeting was held as part of the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings.
A new book written by Roy Sessions, MD, takes a holistic approach to patients with cancer from psychological, moral and religious perspectives
Findings have encouraged researchers to make age-related hearing issues a public health priority
Special Report: Multidisciplinary Initiative Seeks to Improve Treatment for Age-Related Hearing Loss
Otolaryngologists to involve epidemiologists, mental health professionals, and others in patient education, follow-up care, and use of adjunctive hearing-assistance devices
Literature Review: Literature Review: A Roundup of Important Recent Studies
Oral steroids in chronic rhinosinusitis; macrolide therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis; parotid gland lymphoma consideration in parotid lesion evaluation; better dialogues with patients may minimize liability in cranial nerve injury malpractice trials; obesity in children with OSA can lead to depression, withdrawal; many otolaryngologists dissatisfied with current sinus CT results
Legal Matters: Department of Health and Human Services' Final Rule Expands HIPAA Obligations, Violation Penalties
Physicians' business associates can now face civil, criminal penalties for violating HIPAA confidentiality laws
Sites provide tool to market products, services, but comments hard to control
TRIO Best Practices: Is Partial Tonsillectomy Equivalent to Total Tonsillectomy for Obstructive Symptoms?
Partial tonsillectomy is equivalent to total tonsillectomy for the treatment of obstructive symptoms in children; however the outcomes are not standardized and many studies are limited
TRIO Best Practices: Is Laryngeal Electromyography Useful in the Diagnosis and Management of Vocal Fold Paresis/Paralysis?
In many cases, LEMG can differentiate neural disruption from structural immobility and predict which patient will not recover vocal fold motion after a nerve injury