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Close Follow-up in Children With Acute Otitis Media Initially Managed Without Antimicrobials

Uitti, J. et al. (2016) JAMA Pediatrics. 170 (11) pp. 1107-1108

According to several national guidelines, close follow-up is required if initial observation without antimicrobial agents is chosen for the management of acute otitis media (AOM) in children.

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Straight, No Chaser: Ruptured Eardrums

The manufacturers of Q-Tips used to run a commercial in which they said “Never place anything in your ear smaller than your elbow.”  I wonder why they stopped the commercial, because it pretty much summarizes how your physicians feel about the practice. 353 kata lagi

Sterling Medical Advice

Herbal medicines for the treatment of otitis media with effusion

Son, M.J. et al. (2016) BMJ Open. 6:e011250

Objectives :This systematic review aimed to assess the clinical evidence supporting the use of herbal medicines (HMs) for the treatment of otitis media with effusion (OME).

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Issue 08 (Autumn 2016)

A straightforward ear infection, and the work up of vasculitis

Tell me how can I choose?

The labs will come slowly as news

I won’t be so brash

As to diagnose a rash

That shows as many a bruise.  657 kata lagi

Medical Care

Hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion

Cai, T & McPherson, B. International Journal of Audiology. Published online: 14 Nov 2016

Objectives: Otitis media with effusion (OME) is the presence of non-purulent inflammation in the middle ear.

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Issue 08 (Autumn 2016)

In the news: The Baha 5 Power proves to be lifesaver for Scottish couple

Charles Carmichael’s new hearing technology proved to be a lifesaver within weeks of being fitted.

When his diabetic wife, Eileen, collapsed at their home this summer, he was able to talk to the emergency dispatcher so they could identify if she was having another stroke. 176 kata lagi