This Viewpoint discusses the impact of health literacy on treatment compliance and outcomes in a number of medical conditions, focusing on a general measure and a cancer-specific measure of health literacy.
This Viewpoint explores the broader barriers audiologists face in providing services and technologies to those with reduced hearing ability and why cost is not the main barrier for patients.
This medical record review proposes guidelines for neurologic evaluation and imaging techniques to identify or rule out neuromuscular dysfunction in children with laryngeal cleft.
This case series describes the features of superior canal dehiscence syndrome in the multiple affected members of 3 families and explores the prospect of a genetic origin.
This qualitative study describes the experience of US patients who independently self-identify as having an overdiagnosed cancer and elect not to intervene.
This cohort study determines whether there is an association between biomarker levels in surgical drain fluid of patients with head and neck cancer and disease-free survival and cancer recurrence.
This cohort study compares the incidence of symptomatic hypocalcemia following administration of calcium and calcitriol supplementation given preoperatively and postoperatively vs postoperative therapy alone in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy.
This cohort study evaluates overall survival in patients who undergo salvage surgery for recurrent oral cavity squamous cell cancer.
This study compares the differences in survival between patients with locally advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma treated with surgery followed by postoperative radiotherapy vs chemoradiotherapy.
This observational study uses an ecological momentary assessment to measure tinnitus disability and associated constructs.
This study assesses the value of targeted education of interns in identifying abnormal fiberoptic laryngoscopy findings.
This cohort study evaluates the association between ibuprofen use and severity of posttonsillectomy hemorrhage using transfusion events as a marker of severity in pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy.
This review assesses the clinical dilemma of the incidental thyroid nodule, the risk for missing a significant cancer, and the potential harms of examination and reviews management recommendations for patients with these findings.
A man in his 50s presented with sudden onset of neck swelling, pain, respiratory distress, and jaw pain; his neck was diffusely swollen without palpable fluctuance, induration, or a discrete mass, and imaging showed a large hyperdense mass. What is your diagnosis?
A man in his 70s had painless left-sided otorrhea, aural fullness, and hearing loss; temporal bone computed tomography demonstrated near-complete opacification of the left mastoid air cells and middle ear. What is your diagnosis?
A man had worsening blurry vision, gait instability, headache, and nasal congestion; examination revealed bilateral visual acuity of 20/100 with intact visual fields and a well-circumscribed expansile mass occupying the left petrous apex and sphenoid sinus. What is your diagnosis?
A woman with allergic rhinitis experienced progressive periorbital edema and proptosis of the left eye, with nasal congestion, altered sense of smell, supraorbital pain, proptosis, and periorbital edema; a CT scan revealed extensive thickening of the left frontal bone. What is your diagnosis?
This population epidemiology study uses data from the NHANES to estimate the number of adults expected to have hearing loss in the next 43 years.
This study uses SEER data to evaluate the survival outcomes of oropharyngeal small-cell carcinoma, compared with squamous cell carcinoma.
This case study describes a man in his 40s with uncontrolled chronic myeloid leukemia who presented with sudden-onset positional vertigo and profound sensorineural hearing loss.