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Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes

Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The Committee on Pediatric Otolaryngology conducted a panel on "Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes." The panel was composed of Fran Catlin, MD, Houston, Ralph Wetmore, MD, Philadelphia, Ronald Deskin, MD, Austin, Tex (all otolaryngologists), and David Teele, MD, Boston, a pediatrician. William Potsic, MD, Philadelphia, was the moderator. The discussion opened with the epidemiology and natural history of otitis media. Otitis media with effusion is one of the most common illnesses of childhood. Recent studies indicate that by the age of 3 years, more than two thirds of the children have had at least one episode and one third have had three or more episodes. Acute morbidity and suppurative and structural complications were covered. Complications and sequelae related to hearing loss and delay of speech and language development continue to be studied and require multidisciplinary investigations with carefully designed studies. Studies were cited that indicate that medical management with antibiotic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The Committee on Pediatric Otolaryngology conducted a panel on "Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes." The panel was composed of Fran Catlin, MD, Houston, Ralph Wetmore, MD, Philadelphia, Ronald Deskin, MD, Austin, Tex (all otolaryngologists), and David Teele, MD, Boston, a pediatrician. William Potsic, MD, Philadelphia, was the moderator. The...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1986 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0886-4470
eISSN
1538-361X
DOI
10.1001/archotol.1986.03780010019001
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The Committee on Pediatric Otolaryngology conducted a panel on "Otitis Media and Ventilation Tubes." The panel was composed of Fran Catlin, MD, Houston, Ralph Wetmore, MD, Philadelphia, Ronald Deskin, MD, Austin, Tex (all otolaryngologists), and David Teele, MD, Boston, a pediatrician. William Potsic, MD, Philadelphia, was the moderator. The discussion opened with the epidemiology and natural history of otitis media. Otitis media with effusion is one of the most common illnesses of childhood. Recent studies indicate that by the age of 3 years, more than two thirds of the children have had at least one episode and one third have had three or more episodes. Acute morbidity and suppurative and structural complications were covered. Complications and sequelae related to hearing loss and delay of speech and language development continue to be studied and require multidisciplinary investigations with carefully designed studies. Studies were cited that indicate that medical management with antibiotic

Journal

Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1986

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