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What are the effects of treatments in persons with clinically diagnosed or radiologically or bacteriologically confirmed acute sinusitis?
Dec 1, 2007 Issue
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines]
New guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery are aimed diagnosing and treating patients with uncomplicated rhinosinusitis.
Although most cases of acute rhinosinusitis are caused by viruses, acute bacterial rhinosinusitis is a fairly common complication. Even though most patients with acute rhinosinusitis recover promptly without it, antibiotic therapy should be considered in patients with prolonged or more severe sympto...
Acute rhinosinusitis is one of the most common conditions that physicians treat in ambulatory practice. Although often caused by viruses, it sometimes is caused by bacteria, a condition that is called acute bacterial rhinosinusitis. The signs and symptoms of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis and prolon...
What are the effects of treatments in people with clinically diagnosed acute sinusitis?What are the effects of treatments in people with radiologically or bacteriologically confirmed acute sinusitis?
Chronic rhinosinusitis is a group of disorders characterized by inflammation of the mucosa of the nose and paranasal sinuses lasting for at least 12 consecutive weeks. The Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership has released a report to help physicians diagnose this disease more accurately.
Sinusitis is one of the most common diseases treated by primary care physicians. Uncomplicated sinusitis does not require radiologic imagery. However, when symptoms are recurrent or refractory despite adequate treatment, further diagnostic evaluations may be indicated. Plain radiography has a limite...
Mar 15, 2002 Issue
AAP Issues Recommendations for the Management of Sinusitis in Children [Practice Guidelines]
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for physicians to diagnose, evaluate, and treat patients between one and 21 years of age who present with uncomplicated acute, subacute, and recurrent acute bacterial sinusitis.
If acute maxillary sinusitis is defined as positive radiographs or positive sinus aspiration cultures, limited evidence indicates that therapy with either amoxicillin or penicillin for seven to 14 days is modestly effective.
Aug 15, 2001 Issue
Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part III. Acute Rhinosinusitis [Practice Guidelines]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. The recommendations in part III of the guidelines present an argument for a conservative approach to antibiotic use in patients with rhinosinusitislike symptoms.