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Ear infections in children (Otitis media) by Yusuf Posted Sun 14 Jun 2009 12:00am Otitis (o-TI-tis) media is an infection (in-FECK-shun) of the middle ear (the space behind the eardrum). Children are most likely to get ear infections when they are between three months to three years old. Ear infections are most common during cold and flu season, usually in the winter and early spring ... Read on »
Chronic Ear Infections and Glue Ear by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 9:18am 1 Comment Watch our latest YouTube clip on Chronic Ear Infections and Glue Ear! Learn the basics behind  why, the anatomy and what to do! Josh Rubin and Jeanne Rubin Call now to set up you FREE consultation 760-597-9727! Read on »
ENT by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 12:00am Otolaryngology is a huge speciality. If you are non-medical and have a question , you can post it right away. For medical people, there are some important points that i would like to talk about "what are the other names for the following ENT terms?" 1. Otosclerosis ----------->Otospongiosis, Ankylosis o ... Read on »
Day 24 - About Down syndrome by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:30pm px;border:none;"> Down syndrome, named after Dr. J. Langdon Down after reporting the first case in 1866, is a chromosomal condition, related to chromosome 21, that occurs in one in every 800 to 1,000 live births. National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, celebrated in October, aims to educate and make aware to the community the risks ... Read on »
The Underuse of Overuse Research by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Nov 2008 10:34am Health economics, physicians and health services researchers have found that overuse, not underuse, is the major problem for many medical services.  Yet you rarely here a campaign to reduce that quantity of medical care provided.  Why is this? An editorial inHealth Services Research gives two important explanations for this.  First, measuring ... Read on »
Reasons for ear ventilation tube placement by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:14pm When should I consider tubes for my children? Tube placement has been done since 1954. Note, placement of tubes may reduce the severity, number, complications from recurrent otitis media. However, tubes are not a cure all. There are specific criteria for when tubes should be considered. 1. recurrent ear infections: 3 in 6 months or 4 in 12 mon ... Read on »
Treatment of Acute Otitis Media in Children Under 2 Years of Age by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 30 Mar 2011 11:45pm Hoberman A, Paradise JL, Rockette HE, et al N Engl J Med. 2011;364:105-115 Study Summary A current clinical practice guideline in the United States suggests watchful waiting as a treatment option for AOM in children 6-23 months with non severe infection. However, the investigators of the current study comment on the relative lack of high- ... Read on »
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Otitis Media in Infants and Young Children by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy Posted Sun 14 Jun 2009 10:33pm I have recently encountered a rash of youngsters whom have been treated repeatedly, 5-7 times in the FIRST YEAR of life for recurrent (persistent?) "ear infections". YES they need antibiotics for the fever and presumed bacterial infection BUT why do they not get beyond this? Consider the following November 2008 information Gastric pepsi ... Read on »
Heavy Traffic Can Be a Pain in the . . . Ear?: Vehicle Emissions Linked to Otitis Media by Environmental Health Posted Thu 31 Aug 2006 9:00pm Open Access News | Science Selections Heavy Traffic Can Be a Pain in the . . . Ear?: Vehicle Emissions Linked to Otitis Media Article Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. ... Read on »