• Do antibiotics improve outcomes in chronic rhinosinusitis? 

    Duiker, S. Shevaun; Parker, Sandi (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-03)
    For children, antibiotics do not appear to improve short-term (3-6 weeks) or long-term (3 months) outcomes of chronic rhinosinusitis (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, randomized controlled trials). No adequate ...
  • Is antibiotic prophylaxis effective for recurrent acute otitis media? 

    Halter, Rebecca; Kelsberg, Gary; Nashelsky, Joan (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-12)
    For children who have recurrent episodes of clinically diagnosed acute otitis media (AOM), antibiotic prophylaxis significantly reduces recurrence, although the effect is not large (strength of recommendation: A-, based ...
  • When should patients with mitral valve prolapse get endocarditis prophylaxis? 

    Triezenberg, Daniel; Helmen, Jennifer; Pearson, Michelle (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-03)
    Patients with suspected mitral valve prolapse (MVP)should undergo echocardiography before any procedure that may place them at risk for bacteremia. Patients with MVP and documented absence of mitral regurgitation or ...