Advanced-practice providers can prescribe, perform routine procedures, and, with training, perform more advanced procedures
ENTtoday: November 2017
2017 continues to bring changes to healthcare that will impact otolaryngology for years to come
Experts discuss hidden hearing loss and cochlear aging
Experts discuss quality initiatives for otolaryngologists to manage risk
How do surgeons decide which elderly patients are going to respond well to surgery?
Advanced planning can keep your income, and your clinical practice, afloat
The overall incidence of esophageal secondary malignancies is low in patients with HNSCC
The use of neuromodulators appears to be helpful in patients with chronic idiopathic/ neurogenic cough
Should Surgeons Routinely Inform Patients about Risks of Taste Dysfunction after Tongue Base Surgery for Sleep Apnea?
The incidence of alteration in taste sensation with coblation lingual tonsillectomy, TORS tongue-base reduction, and submucosal lingualplasty is sufficiently high to warrant warning patients.
Recent improvements in technology have made cochlear implants accessible to a new set of deserving patients—those with some residual hearing
Patients undergoing ML may benefit from AA when a large posterior glottic gap is present
The authors advise against using the packs due to potential risks
The REMS is a potential teaching tool capable of reducing tremor in novice users.
In institutions where only SeqCI is allowed in adults, overall patient management may cost marginally
How do costs compare between simultaneous cochlear implantation (SimCI) and sequential cochlear implantation (SeqCI) in adults if all bilaterally deaf patients undergo SeqCI vs. a theoretical model where SimCI is the standard? Bottom line In institutions where only SeqCI is allowed in adults, overall patient management may cost marginally more than if SimCI were practiced. […]