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1 Using prophylactic antioxidants to prevent noise-induced hearing damage in young adults: a protocol for a double-blind, randomized controlled trial Full Text Trials, April 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 25 Year survival outcomes for squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck: Population-based outcomes from a Canadian province Oral Oncology , April 23, 2014    Review Article

3 Sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression in patients with oral lichen planus: A case-control study Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Cognitive function, mood, and sleep quality in patients treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer: A prospective study Psycho-Oncology, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Loratidine buccal films for allergic rhinitis: development and evaluation Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Retrograde superselective intra-arterial chemotherapy and daily concurrent radiotherapy for stage III and IV oral cancer: Analysis of therapeutic results in 112 cases Radiotherapy & Oncology, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Quality of life in urban and rural settings: A study of head and neck cancer survivors Oral Oncology , April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Selective attention reduces physiological noise in the external ear canals of humans. I: Auditory attention Hearing Research , April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Analysis of growth curves in children after adenotonsillectomy JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, April 23, 2014    Review Article

10 Selective attention reduces physiological noise in the external ear canals of humans. II: Visual attention Hearing Research , April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

11 High diagnostic accuracy and the reproducibility of fine needle aspiration cytology for diagnosing salivary gland tumors: cytohistological correlation in 182 cases Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, April 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Efficacy of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea with and without continuous positive airway pressure treatment: a meta-analysis of observational studies EP Europace, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Modeling the utility of binaural cues for underwater sound localization Hearing Research , April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Caregiver-reported neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer: A pilot study Cancer Nursing, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Transplantation of adipose-derived stem cells combined with decellularized cartilage ECM: A novel approach to nasal septum perforation repair Medical Hypotheses, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

16 A chin-lift mask produces a patent airway more effectively than an oropharyngeal airway using the EC-clamp technique in obese patients The Journal of International Medical Research, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Smad3: An emerging target for vocal fold fibrosis The Laryngoscope, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Trends in oral cavity, pharyngeal, oesophageal and gastric cancer mortality rates in Spain, 1952-2006: an age-period-cohort analysis Full Text BMC Cancer, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Modeling length-tension properties of RCPm muscles during voluntary retraction of the head Manual Therapy , April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Cell phone use and parotid salivary gland alterations: no molecular evidence Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, April 23, 2014    Clinical Article

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Clinical Pearls in Otolaryngology

Highlights in Otolaryngology

Nefopam + paracetamol effective post-operative analgesia

As published in Minerva Medica, the effective post-operative analgesic doses of nefopan, paracetamol, and combined nefopam + paracetamol were determined. The study involved 90 adults who underwent tonsillectomies. The effective doses of nefopam, paracetamol, and combined nefopam + paracetamol were 21.7 mg, 628 mg, and 8.9 mg + 265 mg (synergistic), respectively.

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Topical ketamine and tramadol reduce post-operative tonsillectomy pain

As published in Pediatric Anesthesia, the application of topical ketamine (20 mg) or tramadol (0.8 ml) to the tonsillar fossae for 5 min following tonsillectomy in children (n=60) reduced pain and the requirement for rescue analgesia.

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Hay fever and asthma reduce risk of CRC incidence and mortality

As published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, patients with hay fever and asthma have a reduced risk of colorectal mortality (RR = 0.79-0.90) and colorectal incidence (RR = 0.90).

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1 Vitamins A, C, and E and selenium in the treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, February 12, 2014

2 A trial of treatment for acute otorrhea in children with tympanostomy tubes New England Journal of Medicine, February 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Causes of failure in endoscopic frontal sinus surgery in chronic rhinosinusitis patients International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 12, 2014

4 Impact of intranasal sodium hyaluronate on the short-term quality of life of patients undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 4, 2014
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5 Postoperative outcomes in Coblation versus electrocautery tonsillectomies International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, March 12, 2014    Free full text

6 Azithromycin add-on therapy in high-risk postendoscopic sinus surgery patients failing corticosteroid irrigations: A clinical practice audit The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, March 28, 2014    Review Article

7 Efficacy and safety of sublingual immunotherapy in children aged 3-13 years with allergic rhinitis The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, March 26, 2014

8 Guidelines to decrease unanticipated hospital admission following adenotonsillectomy in the pediatric population International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , January 6, 2014    Clinical Guideline

9 Modification of the Lund Kennedy endoscopic scoring system improves its reliability and correlation with patient reported outcome measures The Laryngoscope, March 11, 2014

10 Staphylococcus aureus superantigens are associated with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a meta-analysis European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, March 10, 2014

11 Association of tea consumption and the risk of oral cancer: A meta-analysis Oral Oncology , January 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Comparison of nasal hyperosmolar xylitol and xylometazoline solutions on quality of life in patients with inferior turbinate hypertrophy secondary to nonallergic rhinitis International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, February 28, 2014

13 Post-tonsillectomy morbidities: Randomised, prospective controlled clinical trial of cold dissection versus thermal welding tonsillectomy The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, March 7, 2014

14 The fate of chronic rhinosinusitis sufferers after maximal medical therapy International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 11, 2014

15 Active or passive exposure to tobacco smoking and allergic rhinitis, allergic dermatitis, and food allergy in adults and children: a systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS Medicine, March 13, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Clinical indicators that predict the presence of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea after adenotonsillectomy in children American Journal of Otolaryngology, March 4, 2014

17 Viruses and Oral Cancer. Is there a link? Microbes and Infection, March 14, 2014

18 Oral antibiotics and the management of chronic sinusitis: What do we know? Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, January 13, 2014

19 Therapeutic effectiveness of endoscopic vidian neurectomy for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis Acta Oto-Laryngologica , February 28, 2014

20 Corticosteroids and vestibular exercises in vestibular neuritis single-blind randomized clinical trial JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, March 19, 2014

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