Janet E Clarkson

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BACKGROUND Corticosteroids and antiviral agents are widely used to treat the early stages of idiopathic facial paralysis (i.e., Bell's palsy), but their effectiveness is uncertain. METHODS We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, factorial trial involving patients with Bell's palsy who were recruited within 72 hours after the onset of(More)
This paper discusses the influence of changes in population characteristics on root caries and re-examines the epidemiology of the disease. The difficulties in interpreting the available data on the prevalence and incidence are high-lighted and the last decade of studies are summarized in table form. The effect on clinical data of dentists' treatment(More)
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