Is pacifier use a risk factor for acute otitis media? A dynamic cohort study.

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BACKGROUND Recently, the use of a pacifier has been identified as a risk factor for acute otitis media (AOM). The studies performed so far, however, suffer from methodological limitations. OBJECTIVE To study whether pacifier use increases the risk of AOM. METHODS Four hundred and ninety-five children between the ages of 0 and 4 years followed from 2000… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmn030

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@article{Rovers2008IsPU, title={Is pacifier use a risk factor for acute otitis media? A dynamic cohort study.}, author={M M Rovers and Mattijs E. Numans and Esther Langenbach and Diederick E Grobbee and Theo Jm Verheij and Anne G M Schilder}, journal={Family practice}, year={2008}, volume={25 4}, pages={233-6} }