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Autoinflation for hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion.

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BACKGROUND: 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 proposed as a simple mechanical means of improving 'glue ear'. OBJECTIVES: To determine the eff...

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10.1002/14651858.cd006285

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Madox
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD006285
Publication date:
2006
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:f05998e7-b348-4f3d-aa19-cf73327b0449
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116396
Local pid:
pubs:116396

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