Officials say data provided by Regent will make it easier for otolaryngologists to comply with new regulations and help deliver more powerful research
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Molecular, genetic testing may help determine thyroid malignancy, say experts at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting
Experts at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting buoyed by studies in interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist anakinra for hearing disorders
Otolaryngologists at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting discuss ways to prevent errors resulting from medical bias
Experts at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Annual Meeting offer guidance for physicians considering switch
A little over a year ago, I wrote an op-ed piece for ENT Today titled, “The Gender Gap in Otolaryngology: How do we make it disappear?” (February 2010). I challenged our specialty to find innovative and inclusive ways to tap into the extraordinary pool of talent found in our women otolaryngologists. And thanks to some extraordinarily enlightened leadership, we did it! Way beyond all hopes and expectations, the men and women of our specialty have paved the way for meaningful and fruitful change.
Pediatric ambulatory surgery centers are fast-paced, high-volume places with many of the ingredients that can contribute to safety concerns, a patient safety expert from Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) said at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), held here Sept. 26-29.
As America grows and evolves, its face necessarily changes. Our country rests solidly on the idea that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness should be available to all. Our collective understanding that access to health care and healthy living are essential to that ideal happiness continues to mature. But while the population becomes more diverse and blended, cultural disparities in health care not only persist, they do not appear to be diminishing. Collectively, African-Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans comprise over one-quarter of our population. Yet, in the year 2000, they made up less than 10 percent of the physician workforce. These numbers dwindle even more when we consider surgical subspecialties.
With the rising prevalence of food allergies and their associated potentially fatal consequences, understanding the pathophysiology of food allergies along with their diagnosis and treatment remains a critical part of otolaryngologic practice.
As this article is being written, the presidential campaign is in the final heat, and all eyes are turning toward the finish line.