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Archives CME
November 2000

Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck SurgeryReader's Choice: Continuing Medical Education

Author Affiliations
 

E. MATTOXDOUGLASMD

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000;126(11):1400-1401. doi:10.1001/archotol.126.11.1400

One hour of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is awarded for reading 3 CME-designated articles in this issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgeryand completing the CME Evaluation Form. There is no charge for participation.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor CME for physicians. The AMA designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour of Category 1 credit per Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgeryissue toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA). Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that were actually spent in the educational activity.

Who May Participate?

Physicians with current and valid licenses in the United States, Mexico, or Canada may participate regardless of where they live and practice and will receive a certificate awarding 1 hour of Category 1 CME credit for completing this activity. Physicians licensed in other countries are welcome to participate, but are not eligible for PRA.

Earning Credit and CME Evaluation Form

The CME Evaluation Form, which helps us assess our educational effectiveness, must be completed and submitted by fax or mail to the address at the bottom of the form within 4 weeks of the issue date. A certificate awarding 1 hour of category 1 CME credit will be returned by fax or mail. The participant is responsible for maintaining a record of credit. Questions about CME credit processing should be directed to the Blackstone Group; tel: (312) 419-0400, ext 225; fax: (312) 269-1636.

Statement of Educational Purpose

Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgeryprovides clinical and basic research from an array of disciplines to physicians and scientists concerned with this structurally and functionally diverse anatomical region. A flexible curriculum of article topics is developed annually by the journal's editorial board and is then supplemented throughout the year with information gained from readers, authors, reviewers, and editors. The Reader's Choice CME activity allows readers, as adult learners, to determine their own educational needs and to assist the editors in addressing their needs in future issues.

Readers of the Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgeryshould be able to: (1) use the latest information on diagnosis and treatment of diseases commonly seen in clinical practice to maximize patient health; (2) recognize uncommon illnesses that present with common symptoms to the otolaryngologist and treat or refer as appropriate; (3) use practical tools for health promotion and disease prevention; and (4) learn the clinical indications and adverse effects of pertinent new drugs or new uses for available drugs.

CME Articles in This Issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

The following articles in this issue may be read for CME credit:

Treatment Results of Carcinoma In Situ of the Glottis: An Analysis of 82 CasesArticle

Educational Objective:To learn the most effective treatment for carcinoma in situ of the glottis.

Progression of Head and Neck Cancer in an In Vitro ModelArticle

Educational Objective:To identify alterations in angiogenesis and cell cycle regulation in the development of head and neck cancer.

A Decade of Postlaryngectomy Vocal Rehabilitation in 318 Patients: A Single Institution's Experience With Consistent Application of Provox Indwelling Voice ProsthesesArticle

Educational Objective:To assess the long-term results of laryngectomy rehabilitation with an indwelling voice prosthesis.

Lymphocytic Infiltration in Undifferentiated Nasopharyngeal CancerArticle

Educational Objective:To determine the significance of lymphoid infiltration in undifferentiated nasopharyngeal cancer.

Up-regulation of Prostaglandin EP4 Receptor Messenger RNA in Fetal Rabbit Skin WoundArticle

Educational Objective:To identify differential receptor expression in fetal and adult wound healing.

Outpatient Tympanomastoidectomy: Factors Affecting Hospital AdmissionArticle

Educational Objective:To identify factors preventing same-day discharge after tympanomastoidectomy.

Coronal Computed Tomography of the Normal Vestibular Aqueduct in Children and Young AdultsArticle

Educational Objective:To characterize the appearance of the normal vestibular aqueduct in coronal computed tomography.

Fewer Symptoms Occur in Same-Serotype Recurrent Streptococcal TonsillopharyngitisArticle

Educational Objective:To determine the clinical and microbiological characteristics of recurrent streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis.

The Health Impact of Chronic Recurrent Rhinosinusitis in ChildrenArticle

Educational Objective:To identify health-related quality of life impact of chronic rhinosinusitis in a pediatric population.

Do Maxillary Sinus Retention Cysts Reflect Obstructive Sinus Phenomena?Article

Educational Objective:To determine the relationship between maxillary sinus retention cysts and ostiomeatal obstruction.

Clinical and Histological Results of Septoplasty With a Resorbable ImplantArticle

Educational Objective:To report the use of a resorbable implant in septoplasty surgery.

Extensive Lymphangioma Presenting With Upper Airway ObstructionArticle

Educational Objective:To review the usefulness of radical surgery in the treatment of massive lymphangioma.

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