At the Forefront

September 2020 – Vol. 39, No. 8

The AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are one way of increasing implementation of evidence into practice. They can serve as a guide to best practices, a framework for clinical decision-making, and a benchmark for evaluating performance.

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The most recently published guidelines include:

  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Ménière’s Disease
  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Nosebleed (Epistaxis)
  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss (Update)
  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children (Update)

Be sure to check out the following valuable online CPG resources that the Academy offers!

 


www.OTOLogic.org

There are three ways to learn more about the published CPGs by searching under the following “Activity Series” and typing in the title/keyword:

  • Annual Meeting Expert Series (AmX)
  • Annual Meeting Webcasts (AMW)
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)

 


www.entnet.org/CPG

Visit the CPG homepage for the published guidelines, executive summaries, and other supplemental resources available for physicians, patients, media, and the public.

 

Education Opportunities

What is the utility of various repositioning maneuvers in the treatment of BPPV? Can you differentiate between vestibular migraine and Ménière’s disease? What are the steps in the management of acute vertigo? Answers to these questions and a wealth of additional information may be found at: www.otosource.org.

 

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