A Short Course of Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Children Leads to Worse Outcomes Compared to Standard Course Therapy.

Title

A Short Course of Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Children Leads to Worse Outcomes Compared to Standard Course Therapy.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2017
2017-02

Description

The author discusses the study which involved children aged six to twenty three months diagnosed with acute otitis media (AOM) basing on indications such as onset of symptoms in the preceding 48 hours, the presence of a middle-ear suffusion and slight bulging accompanied by otalgia. Discussed are the outcomes of the treatment which include the rates of recurrence of AOM, rates of nasopharyngeal colonization and parental satisfaction with the treatment.

Subject

Infant; Amoxicillin; Antiinfective Agents; Randomized Controlled Trials; Treatment Duration; Otitis Media – Drug Therapy – In Infancy and Childhood

Rights

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Pages

5–6

Issue

5

Volume

36

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “A Short Course of Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Children Leads to Worse Outcomes Compared to Standard Course Therapy.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 18, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5824.

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