Objective versus subjective outcomes assessment in rhinology.

  title={Objective versus subjective outcomes assessment in rhinology.},
  author={Michael Gordon Vaughn Stewart and Timothy L Smith},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  volume={19 5},
BACKGROUND Prior studies on the relationship between computed tomography scan findings and patient-based quality of life in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) have found very low correlations. Whereas surprising, similarfindings have been noted in other diseases. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional analysis of the association between objective and subjective findings in nasal septal deformity and a systematic review and synthesis of the literature on CRS and other diseases. RESULTS We found no… CONTINUE READING


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