Recent developments in Bell's palsy: Does a more recent single research paper trump a systematic review?BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7474.1103-a (Published 04 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1103
- James A Cave, general practitioner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Newbury RG20 8UY
EDITOR—I am a jobbing general practitioner, and the paper by Holland and Weiner on Bell's palsy left me confused.1 To treat somebody is a hard decision—not to treat somebody, even harder.
In 2002 the BMJ published an article about recent advances in neurology that proposed that there might be a case for prednisolone but …