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Cochrane corner: Extracts from The Cochrane Library: tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical management for obstructive sleep-disordered breathing in children

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The “Cochrane Corner” is a section in the journal that highlights systematic reviews relevant to otolaryngology–head and neck surgery, with invited commentary to aid clinical decision making. This installment features a Cochrane Review on tonsillectomy for obstructive sleep-disordered breathing (oSDB) in children, which finds moderate-quality evidence that surgery improves symptoms, behavior, and quality of life compared to nonsurgical management. The results apply to nonsyndromic children wi...

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10.1177/0194599816630972

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Sage Publications
Journal:
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
154
Issue:
4
Pages:
581-585
Publication date:
2016-04-01
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EISSN:
1097-6817
ISSN:
0194-5998
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pubs:611359
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uuid:f72c2176-baeb-4ca3-80f0-780bd75f4e59
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pubs:611359
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611359
Deposit date:
2016-03-23

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