Clinical failure is more common in young children with acute otitis media who receive a short course of antibiotics compared with standard duration.

@article{Venekamp2017ClinicalFI,
  title={Clinical failure is more common in young children with acute otitis media who receive a short course of antibiotics compared with standard duration.},
  author={Roderick P Venekamp and Anne G M Schilder},
  journal={Evidence-based medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={100}
}
Context Acute otitis media (AOM) is a leading cause of doctor consultations and antibiotic prescriptions in young children. Strategies to reduce antibiotic prescribing for AOM and thereby the emerging spread of antimicrobial resistance have focused on watchful waiting and delayed prescription, in particular in children over 2 years. An alternative strategy… CONTINUE READING