R B Turner

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of topical adrenergic decongestants on middle ear pressure in infants with common colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 15:621-4. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of tremacamra, a soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1, for experimental rhinovirus infection: a randomized clinical trial
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    JAMA 281:1797-804. 1999
  3. pmc Ineffectiveness of echinacea for prevention of experimental rhinovirus colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:1708-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with zinc gluconate or zinc acetate on experimental and natural colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1202-8. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The treatment of rhinovirus infections: progress and potential
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Sciences Building, Room 312, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Antiviral Res 49:1-14. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Ineffectiveness of intranasal zinc gluconate for prevention of experimental rhinovirus colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1865-70. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of clemastine fumarate for treatment of rhinorrhea and sneezing associated with the common cold
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 25:824-30. 1997

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of topical adrenergic decongestants on middle ear pressure in infants with common colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 15:621-4. 1996
    ..Otitis media is frequently a complication of the common cold. Obstruction of the eustachian tube ostia by nasopharyngeal edema has been suggested as a cause of this complication...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of tremacamra, a soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1, for experimental rhinovirus infection: a randomized clinical trial
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    JAMA 281:1797-804. 1999
    ..Attachment of most rhinovirus subtypes to cells depends on a cellular receptor, the intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1). A recombinant soluble ICAM-1 (tremacamra, formerly BIRR 4) has shown possible efficacy in early studies...
  3. pmc Ineffectiveness of echinacea for prevention of experimental rhinovirus colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:1708-9. 2000
    ..This preparation of echinacea had no significant effect on either the occurrence of infection or the severity of illness...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with zinc gluconate or zinc acetate on experimental and natural colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1202-8. 2000
    ..Evaluation of blinding, taste, and adverse events revealed no significant differences among the 4 treatment arms. Zinc compounds appear to have little utility for common-cold treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint The treatment of rhinovirus infections: progress and potential
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Clinical Sciences Building, Room 312, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Antiviral Res 49:1-14. 2001
    ..Recent advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of common cold symptoms have provided insights into potential new targets for the treatment of this illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ineffectiveness of intranasal zinc gluconate for prevention of experimental rhinovirus colds
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1865-70. 2001
    ..These data do not support a role for intranasal zinc gluconate for prevention or treatment of the common cold...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of clemastine fumarate for treatment of rhinorrhea and sneezing associated with the common cold
    R B Turner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 25:824-30. 1997
    ..001). This treatment effect persisted on day 4. A significant effect on sneezing was noted on days 2-4. Sedation occurred in 14% of the clemastine fumarate-treated subjects and 1.5% of the placebo-treated subjects (P < .0001)...