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Research & Reviews  137 results

Procedural Applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2021.04.006
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Shaahinfar A, Ghazi-Askar ZM

Jul 4th, 2021 - Point-of-care ultrasound can improve efficacy and safety of pediatric procedures performed in the emergency department. This article reviews ultrasound guidance for the following pediatric emergency medicine procedures: soft tissue (abscess incisi...

Ear, Nose, Throat: Beyond Pharyngitis: Retropharyngeal Abscess, Peritonsillar Abscess, ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2021.04.012
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Akhavan M

Jul 4th, 2021 - Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) emergencies presenting with a chief complaint of pharyngitis can be due to infection, trauma, or postprocedure complications. The entities described in this article include retropharyngeal abscess, peritonsillar abscess...

High Risk of Peritonsillar Abscess in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: A Nationwide Re...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8297125
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Chang GH, Lu A et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is an infectious emergency in the head and neck, and patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have an immunocompromised status. However, no relevant research has focused on the ESRD-PTA relationship. This study expl...

Forgotten disease: an atypical case of Lemierre syndrome presenting as a soft tissue ab...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8245446
BMJ Case Reports; Kumar D, Shamsi WE et. al.

Jul 1st, 2021 - Lemierre syndrome (LS) is an acute oropharyngeal infection with secondary septic thrombophlebitis and distant septic embolisation. A 29-year-old woman with sore throat, dyspnoea and left shoulder pain, who was on levofloxacin for 3 days, presented...

Peritonsillar Abscess Size as a Predictor of Medical Therapy Success.
https://doi.org/10.1177/00034894211015590
The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology; Urban MJ, Masliah J et. al.

May 14th, 2021 - To evaluate the success of sole medical therapy (MT) versus surgical therapy (ST) in patients with both clinically and radiographically confirmed peritonsillar abscess (PTA). To also determine treatment safety based on abscess size, and identify p...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Tonsil Surgery in Sweden: A National Quality Register
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02829515

Mar 30th, 2018 - The National Tonsil Surgery Register in Sweden (NTSRS), started in 1997 as one among several registers, aimed to reinforce quality in the Swedish health care and were revised 2009. Data in the NTSRS are collected through four questionnaires; two a...

Peritonsillar Abscess: Aspiration Versus Tonsillectomy a Chaud
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03326661

Nov 9th, 2017 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a complication of acute tonsillitis. The condition occurs when the infection spreads from the tonsil to the peritonsillar tissue, resulting in accumulation of pus between the tonsil and the muscles of the ...

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

Apr 11th, 2011 - Treatment of peritonsillar abscess varies. To study whether broad spectrum antibiotics are required in addition to abscess drainage we perform a prospective, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomised study on 200 adult patients with peritonsill...

The Effect of Adding Pain Relievers to Local Anesthesia Before Preforming Drainage in Peritonsillar Abscess
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01227200

Oct 25th, 2010 - Control group: the patient will get local anesthesia injection with Lidocain. After 5 minutes- the DR will preform the incision and drainage of the abscess. Then the patient will be asked by the vas score, the the pain intensity that he feels. Int...

Investigation of Clinical Spectrum, Bacterial Pathogens and Immune Response in Acute Pharyngotonsillitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00926198

Sep 8th, 2010 - According to the US Vital Health Statistics report, acute pharyngotonsillitis is responsible for more than 6 million office visits each year by children younger than 15 years of age. Approximately 30% of cases is of bacterial etiology and group A ...

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News  4 results

Tonsillectomy in Children Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.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...

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...

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

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_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...

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