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Role of X-rays in Rhinology

X-rays in the present day context are considered to be outdated by rhinologists. CT scan images have replaced conventional X-ray imaging, but X-rays still have a role in the field of rhinology. The inherent advantages like easy availability and cost effectiveness make this investigation still relevant in the present day scenario.

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Routine use of antibiotics not warranted in most cases of rhinosinusitis

Antibiotic treatment is no better than placebo at improving symptoms in patients with acute uncomplicated rhinosinusitis, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Key Point: Routine antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis do not improve symptoms and are not warranted. Watchful waiting is a… 

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