The Prevalence of Tympanic Membrane and Related Middle Ear Pathology in Children: A Large Longitudinal Cohort Study Followed From Birth to Age Ten

@article{Maw2011ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Tympanic Membrane and Related Middle Ear Pathology in Children: A Large Longitudinal Cohort Study Followed From Birth to Age Ten},
  author={A. Richard Maw and Amanda Hall and D D Pothier and Steven P. Gregory and Colin D. Steer},
  journal={Otology \& Neurotology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={1256-1261}
}
Objective: To record with video-otoscopy the appearance of the tympanic membranes of a cross section of children aged 9 to 10 years. Study Design: Cross-sectional study nested within an established longitudinal study of childhood development, the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Setting: South West England, U.K. Participants: Approximately 6908 of 7261 children with ages ranging from 105 to 140 months born between April 1, 1991, and December 31, 1992, were examined by trained… 

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