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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 419-422


Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study

Muhammad Mubarik Ali, Rabia Zaman Khan, Ghulam Saqulain, Asim Iqbal.

Abstract
Objective: To analyze the efficacy of Otovent auto-inflation to treat otitis media with effusion.
Methodology: This Quasi Experimental Study was conducted at Sir Ganga Ram University Hospital and Continental Medical College, Lahore from July 1, 2017 to June 31, 2019. One hundred cases of persistent bilateral otitis media with effusion, of both genders, aged 4 to 12 years, were recruited using purposive non probability sampling. Basic demographic sheet and tympanometry was used for data collection. Intervention included autoinflation using Otovent device thrice daily over one month.
Results: Intervention improved the 80 type B graphs of right ear to type A in 70 and to type C in 10 ears, while the remaining type C graphs improved to type A. For the left Ear, 80 type B graph improved to type A in 40 ears and type C in remaining 40 ears, while the 20 pre-intervention type C graphs, improved to type A. A significant improvement between pre and post-intervention middle ear pressures with reduced middle ear pressures after intervention was present.
Conclusion: Auto-inflation with Otovent improved OME with one month intervention.

Key words: Otitis Media with effusion, Auto-inflation, Valsalva maneuver, OtoventŪ.


 
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Ali MM, Khan RZ, Saqulain G, Iqbal A. Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 419-422.


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Ali MM, Khan RZ, Saqulain G, Iqbal A. Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=75528 [Access: May 10, 2020].


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Ali MM, Khan RZ, Saqulain G, Iqbal A. Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 419-422.



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Ali MM, Khan RZ, Saqulain G, Iqbal A. Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. RMJ. (2020), [cited May 10, 2020]; 45(2): 419-422.



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Ali, M. M., Khan, . R. Z., Saqulain, . G. & Iqbal, . A. (2020) Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. RMJ, 45 (2), 419-422.



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Ali, Muhammad Mubarik, Rabia Zaman Khan, Ghulam Saqulain, and Asim Iqbal. 2020. Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 419-422.



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Ali, Muhammad Mubarik, Rabia Zaman Khan, Ghulam Saqulain, and Asim Iqbal. "Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 419-422.



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Ali, Muhammad Mubarik, Rabia Zaman Khan, Ghulam Saqulain, and Asim Iqbal. "Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study." Rawal Medical Journal 45.2 (2020), 419-422. Print.



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Ali, M. M., Khan, . R. Z., Saqulain, . G. & Iqbal, . A. (2020) Autoinflation treatment of otitis media with effusion: a quasi-experimental study. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 419-422.








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