Tonsillectomies performed in kids at children’s teaching hospitals have a significantly higher cost, are more likely to involve complications, and result in more comorbidities than when performed at other types of hospitals.
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Shared decision making reduces conflict and improves the quality of the decision for patients who are making choices about elective surgery.
Current evidence supports that propranolol is safe to use for otherwise healthy infants with IH
Study shows ultrasonography useful for diagnosis and determining patients who do not need surgery
Despite tonsillectomy being the most common operative procedure performed in the United States, considerable variation exists in management and resource utilization
An evaluation of a child with sleep-disordered breathing requires a careful assessment of symptoms as well as tonsil size
Radiologists Hugh Curtin, MD and Caroline Robson, MBChB discuss indications for both CT and MRI imaging studies in the evaluation and management of otologic disease.
Research suggests bilateral implants should be placed simultaneously when feasible