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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatHematology and Oncology

REBEL Core Cast 121.0 – Acute Sinusitis

Take Home Points Acute rhinosinusitis is a clinical diagnosis The vast majority of acute rhinosinusitis cases are viral in nature and do not require antibiotics Consider the use of antibiotics in select groups with severe disease or worsening symptoms after …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatInfectious Disease

Clinical Conundrums: Should I Provide Patients with Pharyngitis a Dose of Corticosteroids

Bottom Line Up Top: Steroids provide modest improvement in time to resolution and degree of resolution of symptoms in pharyngitis. They should be considered in patients presenting to the ED after weighing potential benefits and risks. Clinical Scenario: A 22-year-old …

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Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatInfectious Disease

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Allergy and ImmunologyHead, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

How Good is Ultrasound at Diagnosing PTA?

Background: The increased utility and accessibility of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has allowed clinicians the freedom to rethink their diagnostic approach for many common diseases, including peritonsillar abscess (PTA). Clinical evaluation may prove difficult since many PTA and peritonsillar cellulitis symptoms overlap. …

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