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1 Hearing impairment associated with depression in US adults, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Diagnosis and treatment of nasal and ocular allergies: The Allergies, Immunotherapy, and RhinoconjunctivitiS (AIRS) surveys Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Stress and anxiety effects on positive skin test responses in young adults with allergic rhinitis Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Radiation dose reduction in paranasal sinus CT using model-based iterative reconstruction American Journal of Neuroradiology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Hearing evaluation of head and neck cancer patients (HNCP): Comparison of CTCAE, Brock and Chang adverse event (AE) criteria in patients receiving cisplatin (CDDP) Head & Neck, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Long term results of childhood dysphonia treatment International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Post-tonsillectomy complications in children less than three years of age: A case-control study International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Vitamin D and risk of postoperative hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Adolescent neck and shoulder pain--the association with depression, physical activity, screen-based activities, and use of health care services Full Text Journal of Adolescent Health, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Effects of fentanyl administration before induction of anesthesia and placement of the Laryngeal Mask Airway: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Otoacoustic emissions in newborn hearing screening: A systematic review of the effects of different protocols on test outcomes International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Review Article

12 Comparison of clinical features and EBV expression in histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis of children and adults International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Review Article

13 Oval window atresia: A novel surgical approach and pathognomonic radiological finding International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Abutment-free bone-anchored hearing devices in children: Initial results and experience International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Raise the bar and lower the dose: Current and future strategies for radiation dose reduction in head and neck imaging American Journal of Neuroradiology, April 18, 2014    Review Article    Clinical Article

16 Metabolic alterations in children with obstructive sleep apnea International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Despite a lack of otoacoustic emission, word recognition is not seriously influenced in a TECTA DFNA8/12 family International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

18 The impact of palatal repair before and after 6 months of age on speech characteristics International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Hearing threshold levels for a population of 11 to 35 year old Australian females and males International Journal of Audiology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Ruptured disc after arthroscopic repositioning in the temporomandibular joint: A retrospective magnetic resonance imaging study British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, April 18, 2014    Review 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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