TITLE

Ear tubes & water exposure

PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Pediatrics for Parents;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study which examined recommendations from doctors for children with tympanostomy tubes to prevent infections in the middle ear, published in the October 1998 issue of the `Archives of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery' periodical. Results of tests on a model of an anatomically correct ear to determine effects of submerging the head under water.
ACCESSION #
2370219

 

Related Articles

  • Natural history, definitions, risk factors and burden of otitis media. Kong, Kelvin; Coates, Harvey L C // Medical Journal of Australia;Nov2009 Supplement S9, Vol. 191, pS39 

    The article discusses the natural history and risk factors associated with otitis media.

  • Ear Infections.  // Pediatrics for Parents;2007, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p13 

    The article presents question-and-answer advisory on the treatment and diagnosis of ear infection in a 10-month-old baby girl. A parent asks about the little tubes that the doctor wants to put on the ears of her daughter who has four middle ear infections. The parent also asks the possible...

  • Common Problems: The Pros and Cons of Ear Tubes.  // Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care;2005, p70 

    Discusses the pros and cons of treating recurrent ear infections using ear tubes. Restoration of hearing; Ventilation of the middle ear; Brief general anesthesia required by the procedure; Possible scarring of the eardrum.

  • Tuberculous otitis media developing as a complication of tympanostomy tube insertion. Chang Woo Kim; Jae Won Jin; Young-Soo Rho // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Mar2007, Vol. 264 Issue 3, p227 

    Primary tuberculous otitis media of which infection focus cannot be found elsewhere in the body is a rare disease. Route of the infection has been hypothesized as Eustachian tube or external auditory canal with tympanic membrane perforation but it is hard to ascertain in the patient. We present...

  • Grommets effective for OM. Anekwe, Lilian // Pulse;10/8/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 34, p14 

    The article focuses on the effectiveness of grommets for the treatment of recurrent otitis media in children. The use of grommets reduces recurrent episodes and is significantly more effective than prescribing antibiotics. It also decreases the frequency of infection and the proportion of...

  • Antibiotics discouraged for child ear infections. Lehman, Heather // Nation's Health;May2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p17 

    Reports on the guidelines issued by health organizations for the diagnosis and treatment of middle ear infections in children in the U.S. Recommendations included in the guidelines; Use of observation option in monitoring children with ear infection; Effect of a reduction in individual...

  • A doctor's diary…earache. Thakkar, Raj // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);7/26/2011, Vol. 111 Issue 4274, p21 

    The author talks about ear infections. He cites the symptoms and complications associated with ear infections in children. He offers information on acute otitis media which is a common middle ear infection. He mentions the indications for antibiotics when children are infected. He also offers...

  • ANTIBACTERIALS (Otic). GRIFFITH, H. WINTER // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2010, p68 

    The article presents information on otic antibacterials, which are drugs developed to treat outer ear infection and acute or chronic middle ear infections. The article includes information on dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction...

  • Is It an Ear Infection? K. L. // Working Mother;Nov2007, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p116 

    The article features the EarCheck, an ear thermometer-like device which can help measure fluid in the middle ear, a key indicator of an ear infection that can cause distress in children. This device uses sound waves in measuring the middle ear's fluid. On the other hand, Doctor of Medicine (MD)...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics