Post Nasal Drip, Rhinorrhea

Allergy

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. states that the management of allergic disorders is an integral part of the specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Adopted 10/20/1982 Revised 2/4/1989 Reviewed 2/27/1993

Intra-Operative Use of Computer Aided Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery endorses the intraoperative use of computer-aided surgery in appropriately select cases to assist the surgeon in clarifying complex anatomy during sinus and skull base surgery.

Plastic Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology--—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. recognizes that facial plastic surgery is an integral part of the specialty and is a fundamental area of expertise for otolaryngologists—head and neck surgeons.

Rhinology Outcome Tool: RSUI

Rhinitis Symptom Utility Index (RSUI) Description Measures the severity and frequency of rhinitis related symptoms over 14 days Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 10 (N/A) Estimated Completion Time 5 - 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment

Rhinology Outcome Tool: RSOM-31

Rhinosinusitis Outcome Measure (RSOM-31) Description Measure of rhinosinusitis health status and quality of life Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 31 (7) Estimated Completion Time 10-15 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Dilation of sinuses, any method (e.g., balloon, etc.)

Sinus ostial dilation (e.g. balloon ostial dilation) is an appropriate therapeutic option for selected patients with sinusitis.