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Systemic and topical antibiotics for chronic rhinosinusitis

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Review question: We reviewed the evidence for the benefits and harms of systemic (given by mouth) or topical (given by nose) antibiotics for people with chronic rhinosinusitis.

Background: Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common condition that is defined as inflammation of the nose and paranasal sinuses (a group of air-filled spaces behind the nose, eyes and cheeks). Patients experience at least two or more of the following symptoms for at least 12 weeks: blocked nose, discharge from th...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.CD011994

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration Publisher's website
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Publication date:
2015-12-15
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1469-493X
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uuid:5e984127-4a6a-4575-bd6e-01346886c736
Source identifiers:
617721
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pubs:617721

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