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dc.contributor.authorSatre, Thomas J.eng
dc.contributor.authorNashelsky, Joaneng
dc.date.issued2005eng
dc.description.abstractTreatments 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 treatments such as ventilation tubes and adenoidectomy improve hearing. [Strength of recommendation: A] However, surgery has conflicting effects on improving language development and behavior. [Strength of recommendation: B] There is inconclusive evidence that autoinflation of the eustachian tube with a nasal balloon improves resolution of OME. [Strength of recommendation: B]eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/3963eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofcollectionClinical Inquiries, 2005 (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAmerican family physician, 71, no. 03 (February 2005)eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectadenoidectomyeng
dc.subjectoral steroidseng
dc.subjecthearing losseng
dc.subjectventilation tubeseng
dc.subject.lcshOtitis Media With Effusioneng
dc.subject.lcshDeafnesseng
dc.subject.lcshear -- surgeryeng
dc.subject.meshOtitis Media with Effusion -- surgeryeng
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ear Ventilationeng
dc.subject.meshEar, Middle -- surgeryeng
dc.titleWhich treatments for persistent otitis media with effusion are beneficial?eng
dc.typeArticleeng


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