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Oral STeroids for Resolution of otitis media with effusion (OME) In CHildren: the OSTRICH study
Project title: Oral STeroids for Resolution of otitis media with effusion (OME) In CHildren: the OSTRICH study
Call to action: 11/01 HTA Clinical Trials - July 2011 Board submission (Feb 11 deadline)
Research type: Primary Research
Lead Author: Professor Nick Francis
Contractor: Cardiff University
Co-investigators: Dr Amanda Roberts, Dr Colin Powell, Dr Emma Thomas-Jones, Dr Micaela Gal, Dr Rebecca Cannings-John, Mr Alun Tomkinson, Professor Ceri Phillips, Professor Christopher Butler, Professor Kerenza Hood.
Started: March 2013 | Status: Published November 2018
Any benefit from a short course of steroids for hearing loss in 2- to 8-year-old children with otitis media with effusion is likely to be small and of questionable clinical significance.
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