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Name: JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery
Over 14,000 tonsillectomies are performed in Ontario annually. Challenges with home postoperative care frequently lead to Emergency Department (ED) visits. A 2013 Ontario Pediatric Health Council reco...
Ibuprofen is an effective analgesic after tonsillectomy alone or tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy, but concerns remain about whether it increases postoperative hemorrhage.
Tonsillectomy is common in children, but little is known about parental preferences and values concerning this surgical procedure. Twitter offers an opportunity to evaluate parental understanding and ...
Literature review comparing post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage in pediatric and adult patients with and without suturing tonsil pillars to investigate whether suturing tonsil pillars reduces the risk of po...
To study rates of respiratory complications/interventions among inpatient tonsillectomy patients in the United States and identify risk factors for these events.
Pediatric tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures annually in the United States; risks include postoperative hemorrhage and poor pain control. Controversy exists regard...
Tonsillectomy is one of the most common pediatric surgical procedures in the United States. Postoperative pain is substantial, with typical regimens employing narcotic derivatives and acet...
A prospective randomized clinical trial that included thirty subjects who underwent tonsillectomy. The patients in Group 1 (n:15) were injected with dexamethasone (1 ml, 8 mg) through the ...
Betamethasone is currently given routinely in conjunction with tonsillectomy surgery at the majority of Ear, Nose & Throat clinics in Sweden. The scientific evidence regarding the effects ...
Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the United States. The primary indications for tonsillectomy in the adult population include recurrent pharyngiti...
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...