Otitis media or glue ear is a common but poorly understood condition where fluid builds up in the middle ear.
Bupa: Glue Ear
Provides information on this build-up of fluid in the middle ear, its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Deafness Research UK: Communication Tips for Helping a Child with Glue Ear
Provides advice for parents, carers and teachers on communicating better with a child whose hearing is affected by glue ear. [PDF]
eMedicine: Otitis Media
Provides an overview of this condition, its pathophysiology, clinical signs, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Chronic Otitis Media
Provides information on ear infections.
Neurotology Research Centre: Otitis Media and Otitis Externa
Timothy C. Hain MD provides definitions of these conditions, their diagnosis, treatment and possible complications.
NHS Choices: Glue Ear
Information on this condition including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risks and treatment.
NHS Choices: Otitis Media
Provides information on this build-up of fluid in the middle ear. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Otitis Media: Clinical Trial
Randomised, double blind trial of amoxicillin versus placebo for acute otitis media in children aged under 2 years. Results showed that the use of antibiotics was largely ineffective.
Otolaryngology on Line: Acute Otitis Media
Dr T Balasubramanian describes this condition, its pathophysiology, clinical features and management.
Otovent: Glue Ear Symptoms and Treatment
Describes how the ear works, what glue ear is, its psychological effects, the symptoms, causes and diagnosis, and surgical and non-surgical treatments.
Patient: Glue Ear
Provides information on this condition, its causes, symptoms and treatment.
University of Maryland Medical Center: Otitis Media
Factsheet on this condition including information on a number of different treatment approaches.
Wikipedia: Otitis Media
Article on this middle ear infection including its classification, signs and symptoms, causes, progression, diagnosis and treatment.
Last update:January 5, 2016 at 12:45:08 UTC