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Why does sore throat diagnosis and management cause controversy?

In 2007, Malcolm Gladwell spoke to the Society of Medical Decision Making in Pittsburgh. In his talk concerning decision making, he used sor...
April 2020

The absence of evidence is not the same as evidence against

We have a huge dilemma in this era of evidence-based medicine. We expect an evidence review to help us make clinical decisions. But sometime...
April 2020

My descent into guideline fatigue syndrome

It started slowly. My former resident and present colleague, Terry Shaneyfelt, MD, FACP, first authored ” Are Guidelines Following Guideline...
April 2020

Miserable symptoms mark chronic sinusitis

from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) in 2007:. ... Research published by Dr. Bhattacharyya and a colleague in the July 2010 Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery found that nasal endoscopy improved the
January 2011

The story behind the new sore throat article

Today, our latest sore throat article appears in the Annals of Internal Medicine . The story behind the article starts with this blog! This ...
April 2020

Residency, team sports, and being a member of a team

It stemmed from this article, which suggested that success in residency (otolaryngology) may be more likely if one played a team sport earlier.
April 2020

My approach to acute pharyngitis 2018

First, we must define acute pharyngitis – no more than 3-5 days of symptoms. Second, we should understand that pre-adolescent pharyngitis ha...
April 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

Updated hearing loss guideline clarifies timing of interventions. Among other recommendations, the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery said clinicians assessing sudden hearing loss should distinguish sensorineural hearing loss
October 2019

Lessons learned by studying sore throats for 35 years

Thirty-five years ago I started collecting data in a non-acute emergency room. Over approximately 3 months the residents enrolled slightly m...
April 2020

Thoughts on a 23-year-old athlete dying from Lemierre Syndrome

K-State football team to honor rower Samantha Scott, who died of Lemierre's Syndrome Every time I read such a story my heart breaks, a small...
April 2020

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