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ALLMedicine™ Peritonsillar Abscess Center

Research & Reviews  202 results

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a child mimicking peritonsillar abscess.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.16268
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Singh R, Raghunathan V et. al.

Nov 4th, 2022 - Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in a child mimicking peritonsillar abscess.|2022|Singh R,Raghunathan V,Dhaliwal MS,Handa AC,|

Changes in Otorhinolaryngologic Disease Incidences before and during the COVID-19 Pande...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9602729
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kim SY, Yoo DM et. al.

Oct 28th, 2022 - This study aimed to investigate the change in the incidence and variance of otorhinolaryngologic diseases during the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. The entire Korean population (~50 million) was evaluated for the monthly incidence of ...

Peritonsillar Abscess in Emergency Medicine
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764188-overview

Oct 13th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs) are common infections of the head and neck region, accounting for approximately 30% of soft tissue head and neck abscesses. With an incidence of about 1 in 10,000, PTA (see the image below) is the...

Peritonsillar Abscess in Emergency Medicine
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764188-overview

Oct 13th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs) are common infections of the head and neck region, accounting for approximately 30% of soft tissue head and neck abscesses. With an incidence of about 1 in 10,000, PTA (see the image below) is the...

Peritonsillar Abscess in Emergency Medicine Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764188-workup

Oct 13th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies No definitive studies are required to diagnose peritonsillar abscess. Physicians may consider basic laboratory tests (ie, CBC, electrolytes, C-reactive protein) if the patient has significant comorbidities. Monospot test/heterop...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

Factors Associated With The Risk of Post Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05280912

Mar 15th, 2022 - investigators review the medical records of patients who underwent tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy in our facility. None of the included patients had any known coagulopathy. The surgery was performed by several different surgeons, eith...

Penicillin and Metronidazole in Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01255670

May 11th, 2021 - Treatment of peritonsillar abscess varies. To study whether broad spectrum antibiotics are required in addition to abscess drainage, a prospective, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study on 200 adult patients with peritonsillar abscess...

COVID-19 Surveillance of Patients and Healthcare Workers in a Hospital Department
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04356560

Apr 24th, 2020 - At present the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving, and numbers of cases admitted to hospital and case fatalities are on the rise in Denmark. The epidemic of SARS-CoV-2 can pose a great burden on all healthcare systems at both national and local level.D...

Ultrasound-Guided Aspiration of PTA vs Conventional Landmark Technique - a RCT
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03824288

Aug 20th, 2019 - The study is a prospective randomized controlled trial conducted at two different centers at the Department of ORL - Head & Neck Surgery, Odense University Hospital and the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery & Audiology, Rigs...

US Guided Versus BlindI&D for Treatment of Soft Tissue Abscesses in the ED
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02264392

Apr 10th, 2018 - 4) Background* The incidence of soft tissue infections is increasing, representing over 30 million emergency department visits per year. While there has been extensive research in recent years surrounding the use of antibiotics for soft tissue abs...

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News  7 results

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to risk for peritonsillar abscess
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/236866/rheumatoid-arthritis/rheumatoid-arthritis-linked-risk-peritonsillar

Mar 8th, 2021 - Key clinical point: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk for peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and longer hospital stay than those without RA. Major finding: The RA cohort had a significantly higher PTA incidence (incidence rate ra.

Tonsillectomy in Children Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/913819

Jun 5th, 2019 - The guidelines on tonsillectomy in children were released on February 5, 2019, by the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF).[1] Recurrent Throat Infection Clinicians should recommend watchful waiting for re...

Part 4: Misguided Research or Missed Opportunities?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/199008/emergency-medicine/part-4-misguided-research-or-missed-opportunities
Marie-Eileen Onieal, PhD, CPNP, FAANP

Apr 25th, 2019 - I have been ruminating about the Bai et al article on independent billing in the emergency department (ED) for weeks. 1 I keep wondering why the data analysis seems so off base.

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/904370_1

Nov 6th, 2018 - The peritonsillar abscess (PTA) remains a common clinical entity in the emergency department and in an otolaryngology practice. The exact incidence has been estimated at 37 cases per 100,000 people per year. The most common treatments for PTAs inc...

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/904370_2

Nov 6th, 2018 - PTA is rare in infants and children younger than 12 years; the mean age for this disease is 20-30 years. Males and females are affected equally. Needle aspiration can be therapeutic in itself; in some studies, up to 85% of patients were effectivel...

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