Resources

  • References


    Bell's palsy . American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website.
    Available at:
    http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy.html. Updated April 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Bell's palsy.
    American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery website. Available at:
    http://www.entnet.org/?q=node/1465. Updated February 2013. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Bell’s palsy. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated April 7, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Finsterer J. Management of peripheral facial nerve palsy.
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngology.
    2008;265:743-752.


    Grogan PM, Gronseth GS. Practice parameter: steroids, acyclovir, and surgery for Bell’s palsy (an evidence based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
    Neurology. 2001;56:830-6.

    NINDS
    Bell’s palsy fact sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at:
    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/bells/bells.htm. Updated April 16, 2014. Accessed May 30, 2014.


    Quant EC, Jeste SS, Muni RH, et al. The benefits of steroids versus steroids plus antivirals for treatment of Bell's palsy: a meta-analysis.
    BMJ.
    2009;339:b3354.


    11/6/2007 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Sullivan FM, Swan IR, Donnan PT, Morrison JM, et al. Early treatment with prednisolone or acyclovir in Bell's palsy.
    N Engl J Med. 2007;357:1598-1607.


    1/6/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Engstrom M, Berg T, Stjernquist-Desatnik A, et al. Prednisolone and valaciclovir in Bell's palsy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial.
    Lancet Neurol.
    2008;7:993-1000.


    9/15/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Goudakos JK, Markou KD. Corticosteroids vs corticosteroids plus antiviral agents in the treatment of Bell palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
    2009;135:558-564.


    9/15/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: de Almeida JR, Al Khabori M, Guyatt GH, et al. Combined corticosteroid and antiviral treatment for Bell palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    JAMA.
    2009;302:985-993.

    2/13/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Baugh BF, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Bell's Palsy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Nov;149(3 Suppl):S1-27.

  • Resources

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    http://www.cdc.gov

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Public Health Agency of Canada

    http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca