Reasearchers at the annual meeting of the Triological Society discussed antibiotics, nasal irrigation, ESS
Articles tagged with "antibiotics"
Healthcare provider, provider’s specialty, presence of medical trainees affect overuse of antibiotics
A new way of developing antibiotics using uncultivable soil bacterium is sparking interest with its potential to tackle an emerging public health problem posed by the rise of antibiotic resistance.
Routine antibiotic treatment in primary care setting offers little clinical benefit, and is associated with adverse effects including antibiotic resistance
Video head impulse testing, vestibular evoked myogenic potential testing improve ability to probe end organ function, identify vestibular dysfunction
Antibiotic prophylaxis is effective when used in clean-contaminated oncologic surgery, but shouldn’t be used beyond 24 hours postoperatively
Routine use of prophylactics in clean otologic surgery is not supported by evidence, and their role in contaminated cases warrants more research
Long-duration therapy with macrolide antibiotics has been advocated for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). However, uncertainty exists as to which patients will respond to such treatment, the degree of benefit likely to be obtained, and the relevant risks to the patient and community at large
The clinical decision to treat or not to treat children with AOM remains controversial.
Have the characteristics of acute mastoiditis in children changed in the post-heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) era? Background: With the advent of antibiotics, the incidence of acute mastoiditis, a complication of acute otitis media (AOM), has decreased. In recent years, however, there have been reports of an increase in the frequency of acute mastoiditis, which remains […]