A RANDOMISED CONTROL TRIAL OF TREATMENT OF ACUTE DIFFUSE OTITIS EXTERNA WITH LOCAL ANTIBIOTIC EAR DROPS WITH AND WITHOUT ORAL ANTIBIOTICS

Submitted by : DR. FARHA A V
University: MANIPAL HOSPITALS, BANGALORE (NATIONAL BOARD OF EDUCATIONS)
E-mail : farha.noushad@gmail.com
Supervisor's Name : DR. SHALINA RAY
Year of award : 2017
Awards : DIPLOMATE OF NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS IN OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
Summary of Thesis

pThe study intends to look at the outcome differences in the treatment of otitis externa with oral antibiotics. This is a prospective non-blinded randomized comparative study conducted on treatment of acute otitis externa comparing local ear drops alone versus a combination of local with an oral antibiotic for acute otitis externa on a total of 73 patients coming to ENT OPD Manipal hospital Bangalore. The period of study was December 2015 to April 2017.AIM OF THE STUDY was to assess the time taken for the ear to get back to normal and symptomatic relief with local antibiotics vs. a combination therapy of local antibiotic and oral antibiotic and if the latter offers any additional benef...

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THESIS CHAPTER SCHEME

1.    Introduction

2.     Anatomy of external ear

3.     Otitis externa

4.     Treatment of AOE

5.     Prevention of otitis externa

6.     Complications of AOE

7.     Numerical rating scale

8.     Review of literature

9.     Aims and objectives

10.            Materials and methods

11.            Data collection Techniques and Tools

12.            Results

13.            Discussion

14.            Recommendation and limitations

15.            Summary

16.            Conclusion

17.            References

 Annexures


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