The health care burden and societal impact of acute otitis media in seven European countries: results of an Internet survey.

@article{Bosch2010TheHC,
  title={The health care burden and societal impact of acute otitis media in seven European countries: results of an Internet survey.},
  author={Judith H Wolleswinkel-van den Bosch and Elly A. Stolk and Martine François and Roberto Gasparini and Max Brosa},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 Suppl 6},
  pages={G39-52}
}
This paper estimates medical resource use, direct costs, and productivity losses and costs (indirect costs) during episodes of acute otitis media (AOM) in young children. A 24-item Internet questionnaire was developed for parents in Belgium (Flanders), France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom (UK) to report health care resource use and productivity losses during the most recent episode of AOM in their child, younger than 5 years. The percentage who did not seek… CONTINUE READING