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Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Influenza and Other Respiratory Illnesses in Acute Otitis Media-P...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Pichichero ME, Chapman TJ et. al.

Aug 13th, 2021 - Recurrent acute otitis media in the first years of life can be explained by immune dysfunction. Consequently, it would be expected that otitis-prone (OP) children would be more susceptible to other infectious diseases, especially respiratory infec...

Isolated oculomotor nerve palsy secondary to acute sinusitis.
The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh; Larcombe SJ, Street D et. al.

Jun 17th, 2021 - Sinusitis is a common condition, but only very rarely accompanied by isolated cranial nerve palsies. We describe a case of a 64-year-old male with a two-day history of left-sided ptosis associated with one week of nasal congestion and frontal sinu...

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Due to Subperiosteal Orbital Abscess Caused by Acute S...
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Chen X, Man X et. al.

May 13th, 2021 - Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is an ophthalmic emergency and has poor visual prognosis. It is commonly found in elderly people and very rare in child. We reported an 8-year-old girl who suffered from acute sinusitis, periorbital swelling...

Association of US Food and Drug Administration Removal of Indications for Use of Oral Q...
JAMA Internal Medicine; Tran PT, Antonelli PJ et. al.

Apr 20th, 2021 - In May 2016, due to concerns of the risks outweighing the benefits, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) removed systemic quinolones' indications for acute, uncomplicated urinary tract infection (uUTI), acute sinusitis (AS), and acute exacerb...

High-Dose vs Standard-Dose Amoxicillin Plus Clavulanate for Adults With Acute Sinusitis...
JAMA Network Open; Gregory J, Huynh B et. al.

Mar 24th, 2021 - Acute bacterial sinusitis is common, but currently recommended antibiotic treatment provides minimal benefit. To confirm the previous finding that high-dose amoxicillin plus clavulanate (with double the amount of amoxicillin) may be superior to st...

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Quinolones FDA Label Changes Resulted in Prescribing Decline

Apr 22nd, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - A move by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2016 to remove systemic quinolones' indication for acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection, acute sinusitis, and acute exacerbation of COPD reduced, but didn't elimina...

Fast Five Quiz: Nasal Polyps Presentation and Diagnosis

Feb 6th, 2020 - How nasal polyps manifest is largely dependent on their size. Small polyps may be asymptomatic and identified only during routine examination when they are anterior to the anterior edge of the middle turbinate. Conversely, small polyps in areas wh...

More than 23% of antibiotic fills deemed unnecessary
Richard Franki

Jan 16th, 2019 - More than 23% of all antibiotic prescriptions filled in 2016 were medically unnecessary, and another 36% were questionable, according to an analysis of prescribing data for 19. 2 million children and nonelderly adults.

The powerful virus inflammatory response
Michael E. Pichichero, MD

Nov 26th, 2018 - Inflammation is a double-edged sword. Controlled and modest proinflammatory responses can enhance host immunity against viruses and decrease bacterial colonization and infection, whereas excessive uncontrolled proinflammatory responses may increas.

Thinking of a Fluoroquinolone? Think Again

Jul 16th, 2018 - Hello. I am Sarah Kabbani, a medical officer with the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over the next few minutes, I will provide you with important information on fluoroquinolone prescribi...

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