2011 Annual Evidence Update on Tinnitus: Methodology and Results
An extensive literature search for guidance and systematic reviews was conducted on tinnitus, to be presented as an annual evidence update in February 2011.
Sources Searched: Medline (NHS Search 2.0 and Pubmed), Embase, Cochrane Library, Cinahl, PsycInfo, AMED, British Nursing Index, HMIC, NHS Evidence - ENT and audiology.
Dates of Search: 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2010.
Results: A total of 969 potentially relevant citations were retrieved and, following removal of duplicates and relevance sifting, 9 were deemed relevant and underwent quality assessment.
The citations and links to critical summaries are listed below. Their inclusion does not imply endorsement and the Specialist collection does not accept responsibility for the content or quality of included studies.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries. Tinnitus clinical knowledge summary. 2010. [View]
Hoare DJ, Stacey PC, Hall DA. The Efficacy of Auditory Perceptual Training for Tinnitus: A Systematic Review. Ann Behav Med 2010 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print] [View critical summary]
Hesser H, Weise C, Westin VZ, Andersson G. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive-behavioral therapy for tinnitus distress. Clinical Psychology Review 2010. Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] [view critical summary]
Hobson J, Chisholm E, El Refaie A. Sound therapy (masking) in the management of tinnitus in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006371. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006371.pub2. [View]
Kamalski DM, Hoekstra CE, van Zanten BG, Grolman W, Rovers MM. Measuring disease-specific health-related quality of life to evaluate treatment outcomes in tinnitus patients: a systematic review. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Aug;143(2):181-5. [View critical summary]
Kieran SM, Skinner LJ, Donnelly M, Smyth DA. A critical evaluation of Web sites offering patient information on tinnitus. Ear Nose Throat J 2010 Jan;89(1):E11-E14 [View critical summary]
Phillips JS, McFerran D. Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) for tinnitus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007330. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007330.pub2 [View]
Pullens B, Giard JL, Verschuur HP, van Benthem PP. Surgery for Ménière's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005395. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005395.pub2 [View]
Swanepoel dW, Hall JW, III. A systematic review of telehealth applications in audiology. Telemed J E Health 2010 Mar;16(2):181-200. [View critical summary]