Ear Tubes

Research Gaps - Pediatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in ChildrenTonsillectomy in ChildrenTympanostomy Tubes in Children

Ear Tubes

Painful ear infections are a rite of passage for children—by the age of five, nearly every child has experienced at least one episode. Most ear infections either resolve on their own (viral) or are effectively treated by antibiotics (bacterial).

Position Statement: Middle-Ear Ventilation Tube Placement

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that complications may occur following the placement of middle-ear ventilation tubes.


Parent Response to Ear Disease in Children with and without Tubes (PREDICT) Quality of Life Research StudyThis multi-institutional study has explored the impact that ear disease, in children ages 6 to 24 months, has on the child and their family in

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Chair); Melissa A. Pynnonen, MD, MSc (Assistant Chair); David E. Tunkel, MD (Assistant Chair); Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Jeffrey S. Fichera, PA-C; Alison M.