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Evidence-based otitis media

Guides management decisions at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. This text details the importance of evidence-based data in interpreting the ever-enlarging body of literature on otitis media. It also addresses comprehensively many issues related to methodology, clinical management, and consequences of this disease.
Print Book, English, 2003
B.C. Decker, Hamilton, Ont., 2003
xii, 529 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
9781550092547, 9780585489155, 1550092545, 0585489157
Part One: Methodology 1. Evidence-Based Medicine 2. Critical Evaluation of Articles about Otitis Media 3. Design Considerations for Clinical Studies 4. Meta-Analysis and Systemic Literature Review 5. Professional Evidence Reports 6. Clinical Practice Guidelines 7. Molecular and Translational Research 8. Definitions, Terminology, and Classification Part Two: Clinical Management 9. Diagnosis 10. Epidemiology 11. Eustachian Tube Function and Dysfunction 12. Natural History of Untreated Otitis Media 13. Clinical Efficacy of Medical Therapy 14. Clinical Efficacy of Surgical Therapy 15. Clinical Efficacy of Complementary Medicine 16. Bacteriologic Efficacy of Antimicrobials 17. Vaccine Prevention 18. Clinical Pathway for Acute Otitis Media 19. Clinical Pathway for Otitis Media with Effusion 20. International Perspective on Management Part Three: Consequences and Sequelae 21. Economic Costs 22. Impact of Otitis Media on Hearing and Auditory Function 23. Impact of Otitis Media on Speech, Language, and Cognition 24. Meta-Analysis of Speech and Language Sequelae 25. Impact of Otitis Media on Child Behavior and Quality of Life 26. Bacterial Resistance and Antimicrobial Drug Selection 27. Judicious Use of Systemic Antimicrobials 28. Judicious Use of Ototopical Antimicrobials 29. Tympanostomy Tube Care & Consequences 30. Suppurative Complications 31. Host Susceptibility to Otitis Media Sequelae
"Included on this CD-ROM are Conquering otitis media and the COGENT Win 95/98 demo"--CD-ROM label
Electronic reproduction, Boulder, Colo., NetLibrary, 2004, Available via World Wide Web, Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries, Excludes data from the CD ROM which accompanied the original book