Rhinosinusitis [2011 update]
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Key aspects of care include:
- Diagnosis, including how to estimate the probability of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis
- Treatment decisions regarding prescribing antibiotic and ancillary therapies
- Antibiotic selection
- Effective radiological imaging
- Appropriate subspecialist consultation
The 2011 update of the guideline includes:
- Estimate the probability of acute bacterial sinusitis expanded to include symptom duration
- Updated antibiotic choices grouped into first line, alternative first line, and second line
- Updated information on options and effectiveness of adjuvant therapies
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Original Release Date: July 2011
Termination Date: September 2022
Continued availability of CME credit for this activity depends on a thorough review of its content every three years. This activity was last reviewed for currency and accuracy in September 2019, and availability of CME credit continued.
Eric P. Skye, MD; Family Medicine
R. Van Harrison, PhD; Medical Education
Jeffrey E. Terrell, MD; Otolaryngology
Denise H. Zao, MD; Family Medicine
Financial Disclosure Information:
Jeffrey E. Terrell, MD
There are no other relevant financial relationships to disclose for this CME activity.
UMHS Guidelines Oversight Team:
Karl T. Rew, MD
R. Van Harrison, PhD
Literature Search Services:
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