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S-carboxymethylcysteine in the treatment of glue ear: quantitative systematic review

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Objective: To establish the clinical relevance of S-carboxymethylcysteine in the treatment of glue ear in children using measures approximating those saving a child from operation for grommet insertion. Data sources: Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, reference lists and reviews were used for randomised controlled trials comparing S-carboxymethylcysteine with placebo. Seven trials involving 283 children and 146 ears were found. Review methods: Studies were randomised, double-blind com...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2296-2-3

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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Pain Research
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"ENT Department, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford"
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"ENT Department, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford"
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"University of Wales, Swansea, UK"
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School of Health Sciences
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Family Practice Journal website
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2
Article number:
3
Publication date:
2001-09-01
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1471-2296
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English
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2008-11-28

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