Aino Ruohola

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Antibiotic treatment of acute otorrhea through tympanostomy tube: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study with daily follow-up
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 111:1061-7. 2003
  2. doi Symptoms and otoscopic signs in bilateral and unilateral acute otitis media
    Johanna M Uitti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 131:e398-405. 2013
  3. pmc Bacterial and viral interactions within the nasopharynx contribute to the risk of acute otitis media
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Infect 66:247-54. 2013
  4. ncbi The dynamics of bacteria in the middle ear during the course of acute otitis media with tympanostomy tube otorrhea
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:892-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Microbiology of acute otitis media in children with tympanostomy tubes: prevalences of bacteria and viruses
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, FIN 20521, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1417-22. 2006
  6. doi Symptoms or symptom-based scores cannot predict acute otitis media at otitis-prone age
    Miia K Laine
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 125:e1154-61. 2010
  7. doi A placebo-controlled trial of antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media
    Paula A Tähtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    N Engl J Med 364:116-26. 2011
  8. doi Tympanometry in discrimination of otoscopic diagnoses in young ambulatory children
    Kjell K Helenius
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:1003-6. 2012
  9. doi Acoustic reflectometry in discrimination of otoscopic diagnoses in young ambulatory children
    Miia K Laine
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:1007-11. 2012
  10. doi Parental experiences and attitudes regarding the management of acute otitis media--a comparative questionnaire between Finland and The Netherlands
    Paula A Tähtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Fam Pract 26:488-92. 2009

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Antibiotic treatment of acute otorrhea through tympanostomy tube: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study with daily follow-up
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 111:1061-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether amoxicillin-clavulanate accelerates the resolution of acute tube otorrhea...
  2. doi Symptoms and otoscopic signs in bilateral and unilateral acute otitis media
    Johanna M Uitti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 131:e398-405. 2013
    ..We studied whether bilateral AOM is a clinically more severe illness than unilateral AOM by comparing symptoms and otoscopic signs between bilateral and unilateral AOM...
  3. pmc Bacterial and viral interactions within the nasopharynx contribute to the risk of acute otitis media
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Infect 66:247-54. 2013
    ..To understand relationships between microbes in pathogenesis of acute otitis media during respiratory tract infections, we compared nasopharyngeal bacteria and respiratory viruses in symptomatic children with and without AOM...
  4. ncbi The dynamics of bacteria in the middle ear during the course of acute otitis media with tympanostomy tube otorrhea
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:892-6. 2007
    ..AOM with tympanostomy tube otorrhea provides a unique opportunity to study the appearance and disappearance of pathogens during the course of the disease without stressing the child...
  5. ncbi Microbiology of acute otitis media in children with tympanostomy tubes: prevalences of bacteria and viruses
    Aino Ruohola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, FIN 20521, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1417-22. 2006
    ..Our aim was to specify the full etiology of acute middle ear infection by using modern microbiological methods concomitantly for bacterial and viral detection...
  6. doi Symptoms or symptom-based scores cannot predict acute otitis media at otitis-prone age
    Miia K Laine
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 125:e1154-61. 2010
    ..We also compared scores including or excluding tympanic-membrane examination of children with and without AOM...
  7. doi A placebo-controlled trial of antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media
    Paula A Tähtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    N Engl J Med 364:116-26. 2011
    ..The efficacy of antimicrobial treatment in children with acute otitis media remains controversial...
  8. doi Tympanometry in discrimination of otoscopic diagnoses in young ambulatory children
    Kjell K Helenius
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:1003-6. 2012
    ..Tympanometry can indicate middle ear effusion in children referred for tympanostomy tube placement. In outpatient setting, objective adjunctive tools are needed to diagnose the otitis media spectrum...
  9. doi Acoustic reflectometry in discrimination of otoscopic diagnoses in young ambulatory children
    Miia K Laine
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:1007-11. 2012
    ..Studies concerning spectral gradient acoustic reflectometry (SG-AR) have analyzed middle ear effusion only as 1 entity. The usefulness of SG-AR to detect specific otoscopic diagnoses of otitis media in young children is unknown...
  10. doi Parental experiences and attitudes regarding the management of acute otitis media--a comparative questionnaire between Finland and The Netherlands
    Paula A Tähtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Fam Pract 26:488-92. 2009
    ..Parental expectations and their awareness of antimicrobial use and resistance, which may also be influenced by the guidelines, are not yet completely known...
  11. doi Delayed versus immediate antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media
    Paula A Tähtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:1227-32. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study whether delayed, as compared with immediate, initiation of antimicrobial treatment worsens the recovery from acute otitis media in young children...
  12. doi Clostridium difficile ribotype 027-associated disease in children with norovirus infection
    Heikki Lukkarinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:847-8. 2009
    ..Viral gastroenteritis may contribute to epithelial homeostasis of the intestine and exacerbate the effects of toxins produced by C. difficile ribotype 027...
  13. ncbi Parental role in the diagnostics of otitis media: Can parents be taught to use tympanometry reliably?
    Nora Erkkola-Anttinen
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland City of Turku Welfare Division, Primary Healthcare Services, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78:1036-9. 2014
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  14. ncbi Prednisolone reduces recurrent wheezing after a first wheezing episode associated with rhinovirus infection or eczema
    Pasi Lehtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:570-5. 2007
    ..Rhinovirus-induced early wheezing has been suggested as a new important risk factor for recurrent wheezing...
  15. ncbi [Adenoidectomy--is it unnecessary surgery toward preventing otitis?]
    Aino Ruohola
    TYKS n lastenklinikka, Turku
    Duodecim 120:2040-2. 2004
  16. pmc Use of an oligonucleotide array for laboratory diagnosis of bacteria responsible for acute upper respiratory infections
    Stina B Roth
    Mobidiag, Haartmaninkatu 8, FIN 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4268-74. 2004
    ..These results provide a proof of concept for the diagnostic use of microarray technology based on broad-range topoisomerase gene amplification, followed by hybridization and specific detection of bacterial species...