Source: Steele KM, Carreiro, JE, Viola JH, et al. Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on middle ear effusion following acute otitis media in young children: a pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014;114(6):436-447; doi:10.7556/jaoa.2014.094. See AAP Grand Rounds commentary by Dr. Robert Lee (subscription required).
PICO Question: Among young children with acute otitis media and an abnormal tympanogram, does osteopathic manipulative treatment hasten resolution of middle ear effusion?
Question type: Intervention
Study design: Randomized controlled