Otitis Media

Otitis Media News

  • Study IDs Children With AOM Who Benefit From Antibiotics Many children with acute otitis media recover without antimicrobials. Now researchers have found a prognostic factor that helps physicians identify children who most likely benefit from antibiotics.
  • Vaccines Have Changed the Epidemiology of Acute Otitis Media Acute otitis media incidence has dropped since 1989, but risk factors remain: attending day care, having a family history, or having it at a young age. Editorialists say vaccination should continue.

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