What is new in otitis media?

  title={What is new in otitis media?},
  author={Lucien M Corbeel},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  pages={511 - 519}
The “wait and see” approach in acute otitis media (AOM), consisting of postponing the antibiotic administration for a few days, has been advocated mainly to counteract the increased bacterial resistance in respiratory infections. This approach is not justified in children less than 2 years of age and this for several reasons. First, AOM is an acute inflammation of the middle ear caused in about 70% of cases by bacteria. Redness and bulging of the tympanic membrane are characteristic findings in… CONTINUE READING
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