OME Guidelines

Otitis Media with Effusion GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

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American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeons

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The digital subscription version of the Otitis Media with Effusion GUIDELINES Pocket Guide contains all the same great information found in the physical pocket guide, and can be accessed on mobile devices and online:

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The Otitis Media with Effusion GUIDELINES Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains detailed information and evidence-graded recommendations for assessment and management of otitis media with effusion including a management algorithm, key action statements, a surgical decision grid, multiple graphics, a tympanogram and frequently asked questions.

  • Spiral Bound
  • 22 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.25″ x 7.25″
  • Key Points 
  • Tables 
    • Abbreviations and Definitions
    • Summary of Guideline Key Diagnostic Action Statements
    • Practical Tips for Performing Pneumatic Otoscopy
    • Risk Factors for Developmental Difficulties
    • Summary of Guideline Key Treatment Action Statements
    • Evidence-Based Recommendations for Tympanostomy Tube Insertion 
    • Shared Decision Grid for Parents and Caregivers Regarding Surgical Options for OME
    • Frequently Asked Questions: Understanding Ear Fluid
    • Frequently Asked Questions: Ear Fluid and Newborn Hearing Screening
    • Frequently Asked Questions: Treating and Managing Ear Fluid
    • Strategies for Improving the Listening and Learning Environment for Children with OME and Hearing Loss
    • Counseling Information on Otitis Media with Effusion, Speech, and Language Development 
  • Figures 
    • Location of the Middle Ear Space
    • Comparison of OME with AOM
    • Position of the Eustachian Tube
    • Normal, Type A Tympanogram Result
    • Abnormal, Type B, Tympanogram Results
    • Management Algorithm

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents approximately 12,000 otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

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