T Ekstrand

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  • T Ekstrand
  • Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences
  • 1979
A prognostic test in cases of Bell's palsy must be accurate and applicable early in the course of the disease. The case history is examined in 239 patients with Bell's palsy. The prognostic value of the case history, taste impairment and sialometry is investigated in a series of untreated patients who were followed up for 12 months. Sialometry is advocated(More)
The clinical value of the NBT test and of leucocyte counts in the aetiological differentiation of acute throat infections was investigated. In our hands a frequency of less than 13% NBT positive neutrophils is considered as normal and a test value above 19% as "positive", i.e. indicating a bacterial infection. More than 19% or more than 1 800 NBT positive(More)