Pediatrics

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Author:
jemarelepa
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279246
Filename:
Pediatrics
Updated:
2014-07-19 16:43:58
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ENT peds
Folders:
ENT
Description:
Peds ENT
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    • author "Jenna Rebelo"
    • tags ""
    • folders "ENT"
    • description ""
    • fileName "Pediatrics"
    • How does the infant eustachian tube differ from adults?
    • shorter
    • wider
    • more horizontal
  1. At what age does OM occurrence decrease? why?
    • 7ya
    • Adult configuration of Eustachian tube
  2. What are the 3 physiologic functions of the eustachian tube? which is most important?
    • l) Pressure regulation (ventilation) → most important
    • 2) protection
    • 3) clearance (drainage)

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