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Predicting acute maxillary sinusitis

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7011.1022b (Published 14 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1022
  1. Frank Dobbs
  1. Regional research adviser in general practice Castletown Practice, Drumcliffe, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

    Trial may have lacked power

    EDITOR,--Jens Georg Hansen and colleagues report a significant association of the C reactive protein concentration and erythrocyte sedimentation rate with acute maxillary sinusitis.1 Their conclusion that the symptoms and signs included in their logistic regression were not associated, however, is not warranted from their analysis. They do not report results of stepwise …

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