Continued focus on pediatric otolaryngologic clinical trials enables improved representation of the specialty’s spectrum of disease and therapy, while increased results publication and federal funding may advance patient care.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Foundation recently published a multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline on best practices in the diagnosis and treatment of nosebleeds. Nosebleeds affect up to 60% of people in the United States, accounting for o.5% of all ED visits and up to one-third of all otolaryngology-related ED visits, the […]
Many adult patients who are good candidates for cochlear implants are missed because of significant variation among audiologists in how patients are preoperatively assessed and unfamiliarity with the most current criteria for identifying patients, a new survey reports. The survey included responses from 92 US audiologists and the results show a wide variability in their […]
The number of head and neck cancer patients covered by insurance grew significantly following implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a new study. “Overall, this study demonstrates an association between the ACA and increased insurance coverage for populations of head and neck cancer patients with historically limited access to care,” said the […]
Over the years, several Nobel Prizes have been awarded for research changing the understanding of vestibular organs and the inner ear.
In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea, the more severe their OSA, the higher their blood pressure
Even the earliest stage of hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal—is linked to cognitive decline, according to a new study
All individuals presenting with an extratympanic paraganglioma of the head and neck should undergo genetic testing.