• Acute hearing loss 

    Hoang, Uy; Geno, Edward; Chasuk, Robert (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012)
    This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of acute hearing loss.
  • Evaluation of newborns with preauricular skin lesions 

    Dancel, Rex; Price, David; Kaufmann, Leonora (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-05)
    All newborns should be screened for hearing loss, whether or not they have preauricular skin lesions. Newborns with these anomalies may be at increased risk of hearing impairment. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: C, ...
  • Which treatments for persistent otitis media with effusion are beneficial? 

    Satre, Thomas J.; Nashelsky, Joan (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2005-02)
    Treatments such as antibiotics, steroids, antihistamines/decongestants, and mucolytics afford no long-term benefit in the treatment of patients with otitis media with effusion (OME). [Strength of recommendation: A] Surgical ...