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June 2020 - January 1925

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June 2020, Vol 146, No. 6, Pages 515-596

Viewpoint

Surgical Considerations for Tracheostomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned From the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):517-518. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0764

This Viewpoint highlights important perioperative considerations when planning for open tracheostomy in an infected patient during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Practical Aspects of Otolaryngologic Clinical Services During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Epidemic: An Experience in Hong Kong

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):519-520. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0488

This Viewpoint describes the precautions taken when treating patients in Hong Kong since the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic began in China.

Editorial

Consortium of Otolaryngology Journal Editors—Collegiality and Contributions

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):521-522. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0525
Original Investigation

Association of Allergic Rhinitis With Change in Nasal Congestion in New Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Users

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):523-529. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0261

This cohort study assesses whether continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is associated with nasal congestion in patients with allergic rhinitis, nonallergic rhinitis, or no rhinitis.

Association Between Hearing Loss and Postural Instability in Older Korean Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):530-534. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0293

This cross-sectional study estimates the association between hearing loss and postural instability in Korean adults 40 years and older and presents criteria for identifying the hearing loss group at risk for developing concurrent postural instability.

Association of Bolster Duration With Uptake Rates of Fibula Donor Site Skin Grafts

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):537-542. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0160

This cohort study assesses whether increased duration of bolster use is associated with increased split-thickness skin graft uptake rates following fibula free flap reconstruction surgery.

Chronic Pain Syndromes and Their Laryngeal Manifestations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):543-549. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0530

This case series analyzes the differences in presentation of voice and laryngeal disorders in patients with fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, and/or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Association of Patient Age With Progression of Low-risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Under Active Surveillance: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):552-560. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0368

This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses whether age is associated with progression of low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma (tumor growth or incident metastatic disease) in adults under active surveillance.

Association Between Burning Mouth Syndrome and the Development of Depression, Anxiety, Dementia, and Parkinson Disease

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):561-569. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0526

This cohort study of individuals with and without burning mouth syndrome uses data from the Korean National Health Insurance Service to examine the association between burning mouth syndrome and the risk of developing psychoneurological conditions among patients with burning mouth syndrome.

Spaceflight-Associated Changes in the Opacification of the Paranasal Sinuses and Mastoid Air Cells in Astronauts

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):571-577. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0228

This cohort study examines preflight to postflight changes in the opacification of the paranasal sinuses and mastoid air cells in Space Shuttle astronauts and International Space Station astronauts and determines whether there are differences between the 2 groups.

Invited Commentary

Balance, Falls, and Hearing Loss: Is It Time for a Paradigm Shift?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):535-536. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0415

The Puzzle of Medically Unexplained Symptoms—A Holistic View of the Patient With Laryngeal Symptoms

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):550-551. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0559

Burning Mouth Syndrome—Opening the Door to a Psychosomatic Approach in the Era of Patient-Centered Medicine

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):569-570. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0524

Sinus Space in Outer Space

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):578. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0274
Special Communication

Safety Recommendations for Evaluation and Surgery of the Head and Neck During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):579-584. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0780

This Special Communication provides safety recommendations for health care workers regarding otolaryngologic examinations and surgical procedures during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Research Letter

Assessing the Number of Candidates There Are for Active Surveillance of Low-risk Papillary Thyroid Cancers in the US

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):585-586. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0523

This quality improvement study uses tumor size to assess which patients are at low risk for papillary thyroid cancer and may be candidates for active surveillance as a treatment strategy.

Comment & Response

Detection and Implications of Occult Contralateral Nodal Spread in Human Papillomavirus–Associated Base of Tongue Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):586-587. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0316

Detection and Implications of Occult Contralateral Nodal Spread In Human Papillomavirus–Associated Base Of Tongue Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):587. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0317

Unilateral Vocal Fold Immobility—More Common Than We Think?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):587-588. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0142

Unilateral Vocal Fold Immobility—More Common Than We Think?—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):588. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0138

The Importance of Including Otolaryngologists With Geriatric-Specific Training in Research on Older Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):589. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0378

The Importance of Including Otolaryngologists With Geriatric-Specific Training in Research on Older Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Surgery—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):589. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0379

Mitigating Burnout Through Protected Nonclinical Time

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):589-590. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0380

Mitigating Burnout Through Protected Nonclinical Time—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):590-591. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0377
JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

Thyroid Nodules

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):596. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0264

This Patient Page describes the prevalence and risks of thyroid nodules.

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(6):515. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2909
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