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Unsure how to navigate the RDC database?

This video will walk you through what data is available and how to look at a specific diagnosis or procedure.

Vietnam Collaboration

In many parts of the world, the patient care needs are tremendous, and facilities such as hospitals and clinics are often overcrowded, seeing a very large number of patients daily. Dr. Walter Lee experienced this issue over and over in his

Almost 1000 surveys in 3 days

Dr. Walter Lee collected quality of life data based on a PROMIS instrument from almost 1000 patients in hospitals in Vietnam. This was accomplished via paper and daily data entry on Kindle Fire tablets into a REDCap database. The low-cost,

ACCEPTED! Migraine

Patterns of Migraine Disease in Otolaryngology: A CHEER network study, has been accepted for publication by Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. This CHEER project involved established and custom questionnaires for patients and their providers, and was deployed in multiple sites across

ACCEPTED! Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Steroid Use for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: a CHEER Network Study. Another manuscript from the SSHL CHEER project has been accepted for publication in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery The objective of this study was to describe patterns of corticosteroid treatment

What’s Walter Lee Doing in Vietnam?

In just two days, Dr. Lee has collected anonymous quality of life data on more than 350 patients in Vietnam, using economical tablets and REDCap. Dr. Lee chose a PROMIS instrument, which was then translated by his colleagues in Vietnam.

Evaluation of Compliance for Treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss: A CHEER Network Study.

Witsell DL, Khoury T, Schulz KA, Stachler R, Tucci DL, Wojdyla D. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):48-55. doi: 10.1177/0194599816650175. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to describe the presentation and management of sudden sensorineural hearing loss for

CHEER National Study of Chronic Rhinosinusitis Practice Patterns: Disease Comorbidities and Factors Associated with Surgery.

Chapurin N, Pynnonen MA, Roberts R, Schulz K, Shin JJ, Witsell DL, Parham K, Langman A, Carpenter D, Vambutas A, Nguyen-Huynh A, Wolfley A, Lee WT. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Apr;156(4):751-756. doi: 10.1177/0194599817691476. Epub 2017 Feb 14. Objectives (1)

Manuscripts on the move!

In cooperation with leaders of the Association of Migraine Disorders, CHEER has completed a study outlining the prevalence of migraine in the otolaryngology patient population. The first manuscript is currently in revision to appear in Otolaryngology. CHEER sites have also