Paulina Gallegos

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Acute otitis media is the most common bacterial infection in children. Despite efficient antibiotic therapy, there are still reports of both intratemporal and intracranial complications with potential risk of high morbidity and mortality. Mastoiditis, apical petrositis and labyrinthitis are caused by the extension of purulent middle ear infection into(More)
INTRODUCTION Despite most meningitis are not bacterial, antibiotics are usually administered on admission because bacterial meningitis is difficult to be rule-out. Distinguishing bacterial from aseptic meningitis on admission could avoid inappropriate antibiotic use and hospitalization. We aimed to validate a clinical prediction rule to distinguish(More)
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