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Autoinflation for hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in The Cochrane Library in Issue 4, 2006.Otitis media with effusion (OME) or 'glue ear' is an accumulation of fluid in the middle ear, in the absence of acute inflammation or infection. It is the commonest cause of acquired hearing loss in childhood and the usual reason for insertion of 'grommets'. Potential treatments include decongestants, mucolytics, steroids, antihistamines and antibiotics. Autoinflation devices have been...

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Glasziou, PP More by this author
Heneghan, CJ More by this author
McLellan, J More by this author
Williamson, I More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
CD006285
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:9e02b5d0-348a-4001-be56-d7588fb7b052
Source identifiers:
116807
Local pid:
pubs:116807

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