Recommendations for clinical care guidelines on the management of Otitis Media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Populations

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Prepared by the Darwin Otitis Guidelines Group in collaboration with the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Otitis Media Technical Advisory Group

ISBN: 978-1-74241-477-5
Online ISBN: 978-1-74241-478-2 Publications Approval Number: 11165
Reprinted May 2015

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Acknowledgments

This publication was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing through the Hearing Loss Prevention Program. Originally created for the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Health and Ageing. Reprinted May 2015 for the Indigenous and Rural Health Division, Department of Health.

These guidelines have been noted by the Communicable Disease Network Australia.

These Guidelines have been prepared following consultation with experts in the field of ear and hearing health and are based on information available at the time of their preparation. Practitioners should have regard to any information on these matters which may become available subsequent to the preparation of these guidelines.

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