Evidence-based management of otitis media: a 5S model approach.

  title={Evidence-based management of otitis media: a 5S model approach.},
  author={Joseph D Wasson and M. W. Yung},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={129 2},
OBJECTIVE The 5S model proposes five hierarchical levels (systems, summaries, synopses, syntheses and studies) of pre-appraised evidence to guide evidence-based practice. This review aimed to identify and summarise pre-appraised evidence at the highest available 5S level for the management of different subsets of otitis media: acute otitis media, otitis media with effusion, chronic suppurative otitis media and cholesteatoma in both adults and children. METHOD Data sources were pre-appraised… CONTINUE READING