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A parent"s guide to ear tubes

by Richard M. Rosenfeld

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by BC Decker, Inc. in Hamilton, Ontario, Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ear -- Infections -- Treatment -- Popular works.,
  • Children -- Diseases -- Treatment -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [118]-123) and index.

    Other titlesEar tubes
    StatementRichard M. Rosenfeld.
    GenrePopular works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRF122.5.C4 R67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3439691M
    ISBN 101550093215
    LC Control Number2005299166
    OCLC/WorldCa57486621

    Ear tubes come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials that allow surgeons to best fit the tube to your child, but they're all designed to create an artificial hole in the eardrum to ventilate the middle ear. About one million children each year have tubes placed in their ears. The most common ages are from 1 to 3 .   Every year, about , children have ear tubes surgically implanted in their ear drum to help reduce ear infections. But experts estimate as many as one-third of kids who get ear tubes .

    Ear tubes are tiny cylinders placed through an incision in the ear drum, called a myringotomy. The tubes reopen and replace the function of the Eustachian tube temporarily, eliminating the fluid build-up and pain. Children are given minutes of general anesthetic for this procedure. After the myringotomy, the fluid is suctioned out and an. The otolaryngologist has just drained fluid from your child's ears in a procedure called a myringotomy (say: mir-in-GOT-oh-mee). The doctor may also have put very tiny, soft tubes in your child's eardrums. These tubes will let fluid (liquid) drain easily from the ear. The tubes will help improve your child's hearing and reduce pain.

      Ear Tubes vs. Treatment Delay Paradise and colleagues enrolled 6, healthy infants in their study between and Just over of the children were diagnosed with persistent middle-ear. Book Online; What Every Parent Needs to Know About Ear Tube Surgery. If you have more questions about ear tube surgery or you’re wondering whether it’s a good solution for your child’s ear problems, please give us a call or use the online scheduling tool on this website to set up a consultation.


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A parent"s guide to ear tubes by Richard M. Rosenfeld Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ear tubes are inserted in more t children every week in the United States. Written by an international authority on otitis media (middle ear problems), A Parent s Guide to Ear Tubes will help you decide if your child needs ear tubes and how to benefit most if ear tubes are placed.

The book addresses, in a straightforward manner, the myriad of concerns that accompany ear 5/5(7). Ear tubes are inserted in more t children every week in the United States.

Written by an international authority on otitis media (middle ear problems), A Parent's Guide to Ear Tubes will help you decide if your child needs ear tubes and how to benefit most if ear tubes are placed. The book addresses, in a straightforward manner, the 5/5(7). Ear tubes are inserted in more t children every week in the United States.

Written by an international authority on otitis media (middle ear problems), A Parent's Guide to Ear Tubes will help you decide if your child needs ear tubes and how to benefit most if ear tubes are placed.

The book addresses, in a straightforward manner, the myriad of concerns that accompany ear problems. It is an Price Range: $ - $ Written by an international authority on otitis media (middle ear problems), A Parent's Guide to Ear Tubes will help you decide if your child needs ear tubes and how to benefit most if ear tubes 5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: color illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm: Contents: Understanding ear tubes --Antibiotics, ear tubes, and your child --Making the tube decision --Ear tube owner's manual --Ear infections and tube drainage --After tubes fall Titles.

The Concerned Parent’s Guide to Ear Tubes By raphael Novem If your child has persistent ear infections or has trouble hearing associated with frequent or chronic ear infections, your pediatrician might suggest seeing an ENT physician for ear tubes. Ear tubes provide an important treatment option for chronic ear infections.

Many parents voice ear tube questions which are important to have addressed prior to surgery. I have discussed important facts about ear infections that parents should know, and also indications to have ear tubes inserted. As a Pediatric Ear Nose and Throat (ENT.

Aboutear tubes are put in each year, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. By the age of 3, one out of 15 children will have tubes. Common Sense Media is the leading source of entertainment and technology recommendations for families.

Parents trust our expert reviews and objective g: ear tubes. The New York State Early Intervention Program (EIP) is part of the nationwide EIP.

It is for infants and toddlers under three years of age who may not be making progress like other children because of a developmental delay or disability. A disability means that a child has a diagnosed physical or Missing: ear tubes.

Get this from a library. The parent's complete guide to ear infections. [Alan R Greene] -- "How to tell if your child needs ear tubes. Why some children get so many ear infections.

How to prevent ear infections. The latest treatments for ear infections."--Cover. In the ear, there is a tube called the Eustachian tube that runs from the middle part of the ear into the back of the nose and helps to balance the pressure in the ear.

When this tube isn’t working well, which is more likely in babies, it sets kids up for ear infections. What the PE tube we insert does, is take over the role of the Eustachian. What is involved in ear tube surgery. Ear tubes, or tympanostomy tubes, are about 1/20th of an inch wide, or about the thickness of a nickel.

They allow air to circulate to the middle ear and prevent the accumulation of fluid behind the eardrum. Ear tube placement usually requires general anesthesia, delivered through a mask.

Shelves: surgery, tubes-in-ear, hospital, nurse, doctors-office, ece, medicine, health Wonderful to read if someone is having any type of surgery. Have the /5(1). The ear tubes will help even out air pressure inside and outside the ear. Ear tubes won't prevent all ear infections, but they can make them milder and happen less often.

In some cases, the tubes might need to be put in again. In most cases, surgery to remove an ear tube isn't necessary. What Is Ear Tube Surgery. Ear tubes are tiny tubes made of metal or plastic. During ear tube surgery, a small hole is made in the eardrums and the tubes are inserted.

The opening to the middle ear (the area behind the eardrum) lets air flow in and out. This keeps air pressure even between the middle. Here is an excerpt from my book, The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ear Infections: In the first half of the twentieth century, it was noticed that spontaneous holes in the eardrum often cured ear infections.

Today, more than 2 million ear tubes are implanted every year in the United States (Pediatric Clinics of North America, December ).

Ear infections are the most common reason parents take their kids to the doctor, and most kids have at least one middle ear infection by their third birthday. Learn how an ear tubes surgery can help. An ear tube insertion is when a doctor inserts tiny tubes, known as tympanostomy tubes or grommets, into the eardrum to reduce the occurrence of ear.

Ear tubes come out too early or stay in too long—If an ear tube expels from the ear drum too soon (which is unpredictable), fluid may return and repeat surgery may be needed. Ear tubes that remain too long may result in perforation or may require removal by an otolaryngologist.

Ear tubes may also be called tympanostomy tubes, myringotomy tubes or ventilation tubes. Ear tube surgery, also known as tympanostomy tube insertion surgery, is the most common childhood surgery performed in the United States.

Surgeons in the Division of Otolaryngology at CHOP surgically implant ear tubes in more than 4, children each year.Ear tubes are one of the most common surgeries young children undergo.

Aroundchildren of all ages receive ear tubes every year to help fight ear infections as their ears grow and mature. But just because ear tubes are common doesn't mean all children will need them.

Learn more about ear tubes and find out if they are right for your child. There’s also a strong familial component. If a parent or sibling has ever had ear tubes, it increases the likelihood of a repeat surgery for the child. Ashley MacBeath’s son Jack, 6, is on his second pair of ear tubes.

His first set was put in at 18 months to treat chronic ear infections.