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Throat and Tonsil Infections Clinical Trials

A listing of Throat and Tonsil Infections medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (10) clinical trials

A research study may be an option for you! If you are in need of a diagnostic test to determine the cause of a persistent sore throat, ongoing hoarseness or chronic cough, you may be able to receive this outpatient procedure at no cost through a medical research study. The ...

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Laryngeal Mask Airway in Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy

The laryngeal mask airway (LMA)is a device used to secure the airway of patients during general anesthesia. This device is routinely used for anesthesia in elective head and neck surgeries, including adenotonsillectomy. In this study, the efficacy of the LMA will be studied as it pertains to operative times and ...

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Improving the Diagnosis of Tonsillitis in Emergency Rooms

A point-of-care laboratory (POC) was set at North Hospital, Marseille, France for the diagnosis in less than two hours of tonsillitis caused by known pathogens, close to the reception of Emergency service. In this instance 30% of patients have no etiological diagnosis after the POC tonsillitis tests . This lab ...

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Battlefield Auricular Acupuncture During Adult Tonsillectomies and Effect of Post op Pain and Nausea

DESIGN Design type: Prospective, randomized control trial Sample Description of the population: All adults, greater than or equal to 18 years, undergoing a tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy at Womack Army Medical Center are eligible for participation in the study. Sample Size: 100 subjects. A target of 45 subjects per ...

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Vitamin D Levels in Children Undergoing Adenotonsillectomies and Controls

The investigators aim to evaluate the levels of serum Vitamin D in children having their tonsils removed and appropriate controls. The investigators hypothesize that children undergoing tonsil removal will have lower Vit D levels than accepted norms and when compared to controls. The investigators also hypothesize that Vitamin D deficiency ...

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Diagnosis of GABHS Tonsillitis - Comparison Between Culture From Tonsills and Culture From the Bucal Surface

This study will examine 2 groups. first group of 50 children aged 3-18 years and the second group of adults aged 18-65 with a clinical diagnosis of tonsillitis and centor criteria of 2 or more (fever, exudates on tonsills, no cough, enlarged lymph nodes). In each patient we'll take 2 ...

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Perioperative Tonsillectomy Protocol Development

This study will be conducted as a prospective, randomized, longitudinal, double-blinded trial at a single ambulatory surgery centre with 3 groups of 20 children. Group 1 will receive oral acetaminophen (15 mg/kg) 1 hour pre-operatively and high-dose intravenous dexamethasone (0.5 mg/kg, max. dose 10 mg) immediately after induction of anesthesia. ...

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Steroids and Pain Control After Tonsillectomy

This research study aims to find out if a single oral dose of steroid after tonsillectomy will reduce pain and decrease the need for narcotic medications.

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Does Ice Cream Help With Post-tonsillectomy Pain

Tonsillectomy is one of the most performed procedures in childhood, which carries with it certain postoperative problems, such as the pain of the operated area. Sickness greatly impairs the quality of life in the postoperative period and further reduces food and fluid intake in children, which in turn causes prolonged ...

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Gabapentin Premedication to Reduce Postoperative Pain for Pediatric Tonsillectomy

This double blinded randomized control trial will enroll 50 children age 3-18 years, undergoing T/As from a regional healthcare organization. Patients will be receiving either one gabapentin dose (15mg/kg up to 600mg) or placebo preoperatively. Both control and test group will receive the standard narcotic regimen intraoperatively. Additionally, young children ...

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