Acute otitis media in children
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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