MEDLINE 1950 to August Week 2 2007

VT_natural_history_medline_170807

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1exp CHILD/1196581
2child$.tw.655795
3exp INFANT/743551
4infan$.tw.234991
5(baby or babies).tw.34948
6or/1–51729797
7OTITIS MEDIA WITH EFFUSION/4084
8(otitis media$ adj3 effusion$).tw.2003
9(middle ear adj3 effusion$).tw.1522
10glue ear$.tw.265
11((serous$ or secretor$) adj3 otitis media$).tw.1265
12or/7–115562
13REMISSION, SPONTANEOUS/12955
14(spontaneous$ adj3 (resolution$ or resolv$ or remission$ or recover$ or improv$ or heal$ or disappear$ or clear$ or cure$ or course$)).tw.16676
15(natural$ adj3 (history or course$ or develop$)).tw.29460
16(disease$ adj3 (develop$ or evol$ or progress$)).tw.84040
17clinical course$.tw.35216
18(duration adj5 effusion$).tw.117
19season$.ti.15620
20untreated$.ti.4991
21((resolution or relaps$ or recur$) adj3 rate$).tw.26472
22or/13–21215622
23and/6,12,22274
24limit 23 to yr=“2000 – 2007”86
25limit 24 to humans86

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Cover of Surgical Management of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children
Surgical Management of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 60.
National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2008 Feb.
Copyright © 2008, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health.

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