Forskning
Udskriv Udskriv
Switch language
Region Hovedstaden - en del af Københavns Universitetshospital
Udgivet

Danish guidelines on management of otitis media in preschool children

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  1. Reliability and validity of The Danish pediatric voice handicap index

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  2. Second primary cancers in pediatric head and neck cancer survivors in Denmark during 1980-2014: A nationwide study

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  3. Human papillomavirus types causing recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in Zimbabwe

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  4. Language outcome in children with congenital hearing impairment: The influence of etiology

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  1. Self-reported immunity and opinions on vaccination of hospital personnel among paediatric healthcare workers in Denmark

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  2. Depressive Symptoms in Danish Patients With Glioma and a Cancer-Free Comparison Group

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  3. Oncology to specialised palliative home care systematic transition: the Domus randomised trial

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  4. Total burden of disease in cancer patients at diagnosis-a Danish nationwide study of multimorbidity and redeemed medication

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

  5. eHealth-mind the gap

    Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Vis graf over relationer

INTRODUCTION: Otitis media is one of the most common diseases in small children. This underlines the importance of optimizing diagnostics and treatment of the condition. Recent literature points toward a stricter approach to diagnosing acute otitis media (AOM). Moreover, ventilating tube treatment for recurrent AOM (RAOM) and chronic otitis media with effusion (COME) has become the most frequently performed surgical procedure in pre-school children. Therefore, the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the Danish Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery deemed it necessary to update the Danish guidelines regarding the diagnostic criteria for acute otitis media and surgical treatment of RAOM and COME.

METHODS: The GRADE system (The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) was used in order to comply with current standards of evidence assessment in formulation of recommendations. An extensive literature search was conducted between July and December 2014. The quality of the existing literature was assessed using AGREE II (Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation), AMSTAR (assessing the Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews), QUADAS-2 (Quality of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies), Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool for randomized trials and ACROBAT-NRSI (A Cochrane Risk of Bias Assessment Tool for Non-Randomized Studies). The working group consisted of otolaryngologists, general practitioners, pediatricians, microbiologists and epidemiologists.

CONCLUSION: Recommendations for AOM diagnosis, surgical management for RAOM and COME, including the role of adenoidectomy and treatment of ventilating tube otorrhea, are proposed in the guideline.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Vol/bind87
Sider (fra-til)154-63
Antal sider10
ISSN0165-5876
DOI
StatusUdgivet - aug. 2016

ID: 49873242