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Intranasal corticosteroids in management of acute sinusitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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PURPOSE: Acute sinusitis is a common condition in ambulatory care, where it is frequently treated with antibiotics, despite little evidence of their benefit. Intranasal corticosteroids might relieve symptoms; however, evidence for this benefit is currently unclear. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of intranasal corticosteroids on the symptoms of acute sinusitis. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Central register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)...

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10.1370/afm.1338

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Heneghan, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Thompson, M More by this author
Journal:
Annals of family medicine
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
241-249
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1544-1717
ISSN:
1544-1709
URN:
uuid:9964597d-663e-4aa1-ae90-f34eb15bd616
Source identifiers:
332782
Local pid:
pubs:332782

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