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AAO28: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults

AAO28: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults

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High Priority: Yes; Outcome
Percentage of patients >12 years of age with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who are seen 2 to 8 weeks after tympanostomy tube surgery and otitis media with effusion is resolved.

Denominator:
Patients >12 years of age with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who undergo tympanostomy tube insertion.

Denominator Exclusions:
None

Denominator Exceptions:
Patient refusal for follow-up examination.

Numerator:
Patients >12 years of age seen 2 to 8 weeks after surgery with resolution of otitis media with effusion.

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Outcome
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Patient-Focused Episode of Care
  • Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
    • Inverse Measure: No
    • Continuous Measure: No
    • Proportional Measure: Yes
    • Ratio Measure: No
    • Risk Adjusted: No
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