IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis in Children and Adults Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and initial management of suspected acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in adults and children were prepared by a multidisciplinary expert panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America comprising clinicians and investigators representing internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, otolaryngology, public health, epidemiology, and adult and pediatric infectious disease specialties. Recommendations for diagnosis, laboratory investigation, and empiric antimicrobial and adjunctive therapy were developed.

authors

  • Chow, Anthony W
  • Benninger, Michael S
  • Brook, Itzhak
  • Brozek, Jan
  • Goldstein, Ellie JC
  • Hicks, Lauri A
  • Pankey, George A
  • Seleznick, Mitchel
  • Volturo, Gregory
  • Wald, Ellen R
  • File, Thomas M

publication date

  • April 15, 2012