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. […]
Articles tagged with "Clinical Guidelines"
A look at the impact the pediatric tonsillectomy guidelines, published by the AAO-HNS in January 2011, have had on individual
Understanding the rationale utilized by clinicians who choose not to adhere to clinical practice guidelines, and developing additional processes to foster compliance
What is the current recommended standard for evaluation and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Background: There is lack of consensus about diagnostic protocols for OSA in adults. This multicenter, multispecialty clinical guideline summarizes the best evidence and makes a series of clinical recommendations, with associated strength of recommendation depending on the underlying […]