Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Jul 29;149:110862. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA. Electronic address:
Objective: To examine the effect of postoperative steroid dosage on postoperative telephone calls, emergency department (ED) visits, and hemorrhage rates for two groups receiving different steroid dosing following radiofrequency ablation tonsillectomy.
Study Design: Retrospective chart review between January 1, 2014 and January 1, 2019.
Setting: Tertiary care pediatric hospital. Read More