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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

Chief investigator: Professor Nick FrancisORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-8939-7312

Lead Author: Professor Nick Francis

Contractor: Cardiff University

Cost: £1,193,712.71

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

ISRCTN: 49798431

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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