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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 30 - Myringotomy and Ear Tube Placement/Upper Respiratory Infection

Summary

This chapter presents the most common pediatric surgery, myringotomy and ear tube placement. The author reviews in the indications for eat tubes in the setting of a child with upper respiratory tract infection. The perioperative considerations for upper respiratory tract infection are considered with relation to case postponement.