Otitis media guidelines for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: summary of recommendations


The 2001 Recommendations for clinical care guidelines on the management of otitis media in Aboriginal and Torres Islander populations were revised in 2010. This 2020 update by the Centre of Research Excellence in Ear and Hearing Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children used for the first time the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach.


Amanda J Leach, Peter S Morris, Harvey LC Coates, Sandra Nelson, Stephen J O'Leary, Peter C Richmond, Hasantha Gunasekera, Samantha Harkus, Kelvin Kong, Christopher G Brennan‐Jones, Sam Brophy‐Williams, Kathy Currie, Sumon K Das, David Isaacs, Katherine Jarosz, Deborah Lehmann, Jarod Pak, Hemi Patel, Chris Perry, Jennifer S Reath, Jessica Sommer, Paul J Torzillo


Learning Outcomes

  • Explain key components of the guideline.
  • List main recommendations.
  • Recognise changes in management as a result of the guideline.

Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Indigenous Health
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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