M-L Montague

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OBJECTIVE This survey assesses patients' perceptions of a daily otolaryngology ward round in a teaching hospital. METHODS Initial, open-ended questionnaires generated themes from which a structured questionnaire was constructed. Patients' perceptions in a wide range of areas were examined by asking them to indicate on a Likert scale the extent to which(More)
Retropharyngeal space swelling is a rare occurrence following minor head and neck trauma. Upper airway obstruction is a potentially life-threatening sequela. The authors present a case of retropharyngeal space haematoma following minor blunt head and neck trauma. Management was conservative with gradual spontaneous resolution of the haematoma. The(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether certain weather variables influence the secondary post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage rate and to examine the influence of a change in these variables on secondary haemorrhage. This was a prospective study carried out in a tertiary referral institution. All patients undergoing bilateral tonsillectomy over a one-year(More)
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were: (1) to establish current UK practice with respect to 'group and save' of serum for paediatric tonsillectomy; and (2) to determine the need to group and save serum prior to routine paediatric tonsillectomy. METHODS Members of the British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists-Head and Neck Surgeons were surveyed by(More)
The value of theatre attendance by undergraduates is uncertain. This study aimed to evaluate the perceived benefits of attending operating theatre sessions during undergraduate otolaryngology attachments. The study comprised a questionnaire survey carried out in a university medical school. Fourth-year medical students were asked to complete a questionnaire(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether bipolar dissection tonsillectomy is associated with a higher post-operative haemorrhage rate than cold dissection tonsillectomy. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING Otolaryngology department of a teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred and forty-five patients undergoing elective tonsillectomy(More)
This survey investigates the attitudes of medical and nursing staff towards the daily otolaryngology ward rounds in a teaching hospital. Initial, open-ended questionnaires generated themes from which a structured questionnaire was constructed. Respondents indicated on a Likert scale the extent to which they agreed or disagreed with statements concerning(More)
  • M-L Montague, S S M Hussain
  • Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT…
  • 2007
Acute otitis media refers to inflammation of the middle ear of rapid onset presenting with local symptoms, the most common being earache and rubbing or tugging of the affected ear and systemic signs such as fever, irritability and poor sleep. Acute otitis media may be caused by viral or bacterial pathogens. The commonest viral pathogens are Respiratory(More)