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Research & Reviews  196 results

Monkeypox outbreak 2022: an unusual case of peritonsillar abscess in a person previousl...
https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taac082
Journal of Travel Medicine; Davido B, D'Anglejan E et. al.

Jul 26th, 2022 - Descriptions of monkeypox 2022 outbreak have been increasingly reported with unusual presentations and therefore a risk of misdiagnosis. Diagnosis is primarily based on risk factors, including men having sex with men and high-risk contact, with th...

Peritonsillar Abscess
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/194863-print

Jul 25th, 2022 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) was first described as early as the 14th century; however, it is only since the advent of antibiotics in the 20th century that the condition has been described more extensively. A PTA is a localized accumulat...

Peritonsillar Abscess
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/194863-overview

Jul 25th, 2022 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) was first described as early as the 14th century; however, it is only since the advent of antibiotics in the 20th century that the condition has been described more extensively. A PTA is a localized accumulat...

Peritonsillar Abscess
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/194863-overview

Jul 25th, 2022 - Background Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) was first described as early as the 14th century; however, it is only since the advent of antibiotics in the 20th century that the condition has been described more extensively. A PTA is a localized accumulat...

Impact of COVID-19 on nationwide pediatric otolaryngology practice: Adenotonsillectomie...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2022.103526
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Allen DZ, Challapalli S et. al.

Jun 20th, 2022 - To determine the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Adenotonsillectomies (TA), Tonsil Related Cases (TC), and Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Trends. Retrospective Cohort Study. This is a retrospective cohort study using the Pediatric Health Informat...

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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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