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Acute otitis media in children

Authors Cherpillod J

Published 2 June 2011 Volume 2011:4 Pages 421—423

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S10309

Review by Single-blind

Peer reviewer comments 3


Jacques Cherpillod
Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Childrens’ University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Date of preparation: 6th March 2011
Conflict of interest: None declared

Clinical question: What is the best treatment for acute otitis media in children?
Results: Watchful waiting, followed by amoxicillin treatment, if necessary, is the best first-line treatment for acute otitis media in children aged six months or older.

Keywords: acute otitis media, antibiotics, watchful waitin

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