Intervention Review

Antiviral treatment for Bell's palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis)

  1. Pauline Lockhart1,*,
  2. Fergus Daly1,
  3. Marie Pitkethly2,
  4. Natalia Comerford3,
  5. Frank Sullivan1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001869.pub4

How to Cite

Lockhart P, Daly F, Pitkethly M, Comerford N, Sullivan F. Antiviral treatment for Bell's palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001869. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001869.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Dundee, Centre for Primary Care and Population Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, Dundee, UK

  2. 2

    University of Dundee, Centre for Primary Care and Population Research, Division of Clinical & Population Sciences & Education, Dundee, Tayside, UK

  3. 3

    Dundee, UK

*Pauline Lockhart, Centre for Primary Care and Population Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF, UK. P.Lockhart@cpse.dundee.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

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