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No antibiotics for uncomplicated rhinosinusitis

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 17 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6926


Adults with symptoms of sinusitis get better slightly faster when given antibiotics, but the difference isn’t big enough to justify routine treatment, according to a new review. Pooled analyses from 10 placebo controlled trials suggest that antibiotics speed the recovery of one …

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