Evidence Based Otitis Media

Evidence Based Otitis Media

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Evidence-Based Otitis Media offers one-stop shopping for the best current evidence to guide 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. The editors have assembled an impressive group of experts on all aspects of otitis media and addressed comprehensively many issues related to methodology, clinical management, and consequences of this disease. The eight chapters comprising the methodology section provide the necessary background and detail to allow physicians and other health professionals to understand and appreciate the value of evidence-based medicine. Updates include: the incorporation of new original research, systemic reviews, and evidence reports to existing chapters. New chapter topics include: evidence-based medicine, professional evidence reports, molecular and translational research, complementary and alternative medicine, bacteriologic efficacy of antimicrobials, vaccine prevention, international management perspectives, meta-analysis of speech and language sequelae, suppurative complications, host susceptibility to sequelae, and judicious use of systemic and topical antimicrobials. FEATURES: *Maturation of evidence-based medicine as a foundation for clinical care is reflected throughout the text. *Extensive evidence tables summarize study characteristics and quantitative outcomes for clinically relevant endpoints *Internationally distinguished contributors selected based on both their clinical expertise and their ability to write for an evidence-based textMed Care 1989;27 Suppl; S54a€“65. Sneeuw KC, Sprangers MAG, ... Health measurement scales: a practical guide to their development and use. New York ( NY): Oxford University ... The CHQ users manual. 1st ed. Boston (MA): The Healthanbsp;...

Title:Evidence Based Otitis Media
Author:Richard M. Rosenfeld, Charles D. Bluestone
Publisher:PMPH-USA - 2003


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