Published in Hospital Law Weekly, September 29th, 2005
"To prevent later developmental impairments, myringotomy with the insertion of tympanostomy tubes has often been undertaken in young children who have persistent otitis media with effusion," pediatricians in the United States explained.
"We previously reported that prompt as compared with delayed insertion of tympanostomy tubes in children with persistent effusion who were younger than 3 years of age did not result in improved developmental outcomes at 3 or 4 years of age," noted J.L. Paradise and colleagues at the Children's Hospital of...
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