Application Process for Medical Certification

Examination Techniques
Items 25-30. Ear, Nose, and Throat

Mouth and Throat

The mouth and throat should be examined to determine the presence of active disease that is progressive or may interfere with voice communications.

Gross abnormalities that could interfere with the use of personal equipment such as oxygen equipment should be identified.

Also see Protocol for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).