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Hearing Loss Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Corticosteroids for bacterial meningitis

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Brouwer MC, McIntyre P, Prasad K, van de Beek D.

Objectives: To examine the effect of adjuvant corticosteroid therapy versus placebo on mortality, hearing loss and neurological sequelae in people of all ages with bacterial meningitis.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Oral or topical nasal steroids for hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion in children

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Simpson SA, Lewis R, van der Voort J, Butler CC

OBJECTIVES: To examine the evidence for treating children with hearing loss associated with OME with systemic or topical intranasal steroids.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Steroids for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

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Wei BP, Stathopoulos D, O'Leary S

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether steroids in the treatment of ISSHL a) improve hearing (primary) and b) reduce tinnitus (secondary).To determine the incidence of significant side effects from the medication.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antivirals for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

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Awad Z, Huins C, Pothier DD

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness and side effect profile of antivirals in the treatment of ISSHL.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children

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van Zon A, van der Heijden GJ, van Dongen TM, Burton MJ, Schilder AG

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of antibiotics in children up to 18 years with OME.