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Clinical Practice Guideline (Update): Adult Sinusitis
Objective This update of a 2007 guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation provides evidence-based recommendations to manage adult rhinosinusitis, definedExpand
Otitis media.
TLDR
This review discusses the diagnosis and medical management of acute and chronic suppurative otitis media, the changes noted over the past decade, and briefly expounds on the surgical management of their severe complications. Expand
IDSA clinical practice guideline for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children and adults.
Evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and initial management of suspected acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in adults and children were prepared by a multidisciplinary expert panel of theExpand
Rhinosinusitis: Establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
TLDR
An expert panel from multiple disciplines developed definitions for rhinosinusitis and outlined strategies for design of clinical trials and reached consensus on definitions and strategies for clinical research on acute presumed bacterial rhinosineitis, chronic rhinosinitis with polyposis, and classic allergic fungal rhinusitis. Expand
Rhinosinusitis: Establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
TLDR
An expert panel from multiple disciplines developed definitions for rhinosinusitis and outlined strategies for design of clinical trials and reached consensus on definitions and strategies for clinical research on acute presumed bacterial rhinosineitis, chronic rhinosinitis with polyposis, and classic allergic fungal rhinosinesitis. Expand
Actinomycosis: Diagnosis and Management
  • I. Brook
  • Medicine
  • Southern medical journal
  • 1 October 2008
TLDR
Prolonged antimicrobial therapy with penicillin has typically been recommended for patients with all clinical forms of actinomycosis to prevent disease recrudescence. Expand
Sinusitis of odontogenic origin
  • I. Brook
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
  • 1 September 2006
TLDR
The most common causes of odontogenic sinusitis include dental abscesses and periodontal disease that had perforated the Schneidarian membrane, irritation and secondary infection caused by intra-antral foreign bodies, and sinus perforations during tooth extraction. Expand
Clinical and microbiological features of necrotizing fasciitis.
TLDR
The microbiological and clinical characteristics of 83 patients with necrotizing fasciitis treated over a period of 17 years are presented, highlighting the polymicrobial nature of NF. Expand
Aerobic and anaerobic microbiology of periapical abscess.
TLDR
This study highlights the polymicrobial nature and importance of anaerobic bacteria in periapical abscesses and identifies three predominant isolates: Bacteroides spp, Streptococcus spp. Expand
Microbiology and management of peritonsillar, retropharyngeal, and parapharyngeal abscesses.
  • I. Brook
  • Medicine
  • Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery…
  • 1 December 2004
TLDR
This review describes the microbiology, diagnosis, and management of peritonsillar, retropharyngeal, and parapharyngeAl abscesses in children and recommends systemic antimicrobial therapy in large doses whenever the diagnosis is made. Expand
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