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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 69 avhandlingar innehållade orden Otitis media.
1. Developing otitis media : experimental studies in particular regarding inflammatory changes in the tympanic membrane
Sammanfattning : Otitis media (OM), one of the commonest of childhood diseases, causes much suffering. OM exists in a variety of forms, two of which are acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME). LÄS MER
2. Experimental acute otitis media : aspects on treatment, protection and structural changes
Sammanfattning : Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common disease in childhood and is one of the most common causes for outpatient antibiotic treatment. The major aetiological agents of AOM have varied over the decades. Now the three most common pathogens are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis. LÄS MER
3. Optical Methods for Tympanic Membrane Characterisation : Towards Objective Otoscopy in Otitis Media
Sammanfattning : Otitis media, which is an upper respiratory tract infection that affect the middle ear, is the second most common disease in childhood, outnumbered in prevalence only by the common cold. Diagnosis of middle ear inflammation is often performed in the primary healthcare where the normal procedure involves anamnesis and physical examination of the tympanic membranes (TM) of the patient, usually be means of otoscopy. LÄS MER
4. Breast-feeding, nasopharyngeal colonization and otitis media
Sammanfattning : This thesis analyzed the relationship between breastfeeding, nasopharyngeal colonization and acute otitis media (AOM) in children. Nasopharyngeal cultures were collected from 400 children and milk samples from their mothers in connection with the scheduled visits to well baby clinics at 1-3, 4-7 and 8-12 months of age, and episodes of AOM and URI were documented. LÄS MER
5. Recurrent acute otitis media - aetiology, diagnostics and prevention
Sammanfattning : Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most common bacterial infection in children. The clinical course varies from spontaneous recovery to life-threatening complications, and this variability mainly depends on the causative pathogen. LÄS MER