Which risk factors for acute otitis media (AOM) can be mitigated?

Updated: Sep 25, 2019
  • Author: John D Donaldson, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Some of the risk factors for AOM (see Etiology) can be removed by such efforts as altering child care arrangements, providing a tobacco-free living space, and stopping bottle use in children older than 1 year.


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