• Patients insist on antibiotics for sinusitis? Here is a good reason to say “no” 

    Schumann, Sarah-Anne; Hickner, John; Ewigman, Bernard (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-07)
    Stop prescribing antibiotics for adults with a clinical diagnosis of acute sinusitis, unless the patient has severe symptoms Antibiotics have little if any positive effects on the severity and duration of symptoms, and ...
  • Rethinking antibiotics for sinusitis-again 

    Boisselle, Christopher; Rowland, Kate (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-10)
    Stop prescribing amoxicillin for acute rhinosinusitis. It's unlikely to provide a speedier recovery than over-the-counter (OTC) remedies alone. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single high-quality randomized ...
  • Saline irrigation spells relief for sinusitis sufferers 

    Egan, Mari E.; Hickner, John; Ewigman, Bernard (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-01)
    Recommend nasal irrigation to patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Large-volume, low- pressure saline irrigation decreases the severity and frequency of symptoms. Strength of recommendation B: Single well-done randomized ...