FAQs Comparing Nonopioid and Opioid Medications

From the Clinical Practice Guideline: Opioid Prescribing for Analgesia after Common Otolaryngology Operations, this information provides answers to frequently asked questions comparing nonopioid and opioid medications.

Tonsillectomy and Airway Obstruction During Sleep: Caregiver Counseling

Be ENT Smart / Latest Research & Guidelines What Is Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing? oSDB is when air is blocked during sleep. It can be caused by large tonsils and adenoids. Children that are overweight may also have oSDB. Children with…

Treating and Managing Ear Fluid

Ear fluid, also called otitis media with effusion (OME), is a build-up of mucus or liquid behind the ear drum without symptoms of infection.

Strategies for Improving the Listening and Learning Environment

Be ENT Smart / Latest Research & Guidelines Improve How Your Child Listens and Learns Get the child’s attention before speaking and, when possible, get within three feet of the child. Turn off competing sounds, such as music and television…

Ear Fluid and Newborn Hearing Screening FAQs

Middle ear fluid is a very common cause of a failed newborn hearing screen and is found in about six out of every 10 children who fail.

Speech and Language Development

Also called ear fluid, OME can affect your child’s ability to hear normally. This information will help you better understand how ear fluid might affect your child.