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Academic Studies & Articles

On this page you will find academic studies and articles relating to sinusitis, ultrasound usage in sinusitis diagnosis, antibiotic resistance and more.

Antibiotic Therapy Duration in US Adults With Sinusitis

King et al.
JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jul; 178(7): 992–994. 

''Sinusitis is the most common condition for which outpatient antibiotic therapy is prescribed in the United States. Sinusitis antibiotic stewardship efforts have largely focused on whether to prescribe antibiotics and on the selection of appropriate antibiotics.''

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Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Sinusitis in Primary Care: A Cross-sectional Study

Truitt et al.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 15; 72(2): 311–314.

“Half of adult primary care patients who made a visit for acute sinusitis met criteria for antibiotic prescribing. The actual antibiotic prescribing rate was significantly higher.”

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Efficacy of sinus ultrasound in diagnosis of acute and subacute maxillary sinusitis

Cheng-Chieh Hsu, Christine Sheng, Ching-Yin Ho
J Chin Med Assoc. 2018 Oct;81(10):898-904

“Sinus ultrasound is a quick, safe, cost effective, and relatively easy-to-use technique for clinicians to evaluate the maxillary sinus.”

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