March 2016. Volume 12. Number 1

Is nasal ballon autoinflation (Otovent®) effective in otitis media with effusion in primary care?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Williamson I, Vennik J, Harnden A, Voysey M, Perera R, Kelly S, et al. Effect of nasal balloon autoinflation in children with otitis media with effusion in primary care: an open randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. 2015;187:961-9.
Reviewers: Martínez Rubio M.V1, Albi Rodríguez MS2.
1CS Los Fresnos. Torrejón de Ardoz. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Neumología Pediátrica. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid. España.
Correspondence: María Victoria Martínez Rubio. Email: victmrubio@gmail.com
Reception date: 19/02/2016
Acceptance date: 22/02/2016
Publication date: 09/03/2016

Abstract

Authors´ conclusions:autoinflation devices in children with otitis media with effusion is feasible in primary care and effective in clearing effusion and improving symptoms and ear-related child and parent quality of life.

Reviewers´ commentary:autoinflation devices seem to be mildly effective, but the overall benefit would be limited and prior training and consistency is required in their use.

How to cite this article

Martínez Rubio MV, Albi Rodríguez MS. ¿Es la autoinsuflación tubárica (Otovent®) efectiva para tratar la otitis media serosa en Atención Primaria? Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:5.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Williamson I, Vennik J, Harnden A, Voysey M, Perera R, Kelly S, et al. Effect of nasal balloon autoinflation in children with otitis media with effusion in primary care: an open randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. 2015;187:961-9.
Reviewers: Martínez Rubio M.V1, Albi Rodríguez MS2.
1CS Los Fresnos. Torrejón de Ardoz. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Neumología Pediátrica. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid. España.
Correspondence: María Victoria Martínez Rubio. Email: victmrubio@gmail.com
Reception date: 19/02/2016
Acceptance date: 22/02/2016
Publication date: 09/03/2016

How to cite this article

Martínez Rubio MV, Albi Rodríguez MS. ¿Es la autoinsuflación tubárica (Otovent®) efectiva para tratar la otitis media serosa en Atención Primaria? Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:5.

References

  1. Williamson I. Otitis media with effusion in children. BMJ Clin Evid. 2011;2011:0502.
  2. Kein JO, Pelton S. Otitis media with effusion (serous otitis media) in children: management. En: UpToDate [en línea] [actualizado el 23/09/2015, consultado el 3/03/2016]. Disponible en: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/otitis-media-with-effusion-serous-otitis-media-in-children-management
  3. Perera R, Haynes J, Glasziou P, Heneghan CJ. Autoinflation for hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006;(4):CD006285.
  4. Otitis media with effusion in under 12s: surgery. En: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [en línea] [actualizado en febrero de 2014; consultado el 3/03/2016]. Disponible en: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg60

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