Effectiveness of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole for Children With Chronic Active Otitis Media: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

@article{Veen2007EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole for Children With Chronic Active Otitis Media: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial},
  author={E. L. van der Veen and M. Rovers and F. Albers and E. Sanders and A. Schilder},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={119},
  pages={897 - 904}
}
  • E. L. van der Veen, M. Rovers, +2 authors A. Schilder
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. The goal was to determine the clinical effectiveness of prolonged outpatient treatment with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole for children with chronic active otitis media. METHODS. We performed a randomized, placebo-controlled trial with 101 children (1–12 years of age) with chronic active otitis media (defined as otorrhea for ≥12 weeks). In addition to a short course of steroid and antibiotic eardrops, children were assigned randomly to receive 6 to 12 weeks of orally administered… CONTINUE READING
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