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Otitis

Jun 15, 2004 Issue
AAP, AAFP, AAO-HNS Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Otitis Media with Effusion [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of otitis media with effusion (OME) have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).


Jun 1, 2004 Issue
AAP, AAFP Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) in children between two months and 12 years of age are available from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).


Jul 15, 2003 Issue
Necrotizing (Malignant) External Otitis [Article]

Necrotizing (malignant) external otitis, an infection involving the temporal and adjacent bones, is a relatively rare complication of external otitis. It occurs primarily in immunocompromised persons, especially older persons with diabetes mellitus, and is often initiated by self-inflicted or iatrog...


Feb 1, 2002 Issue
Acute Otitis Media [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments and preventive interventions for acute otitis media?


Aug 1, 2001 Issue
Should We Prescribe Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media? [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Based on this review and the systematic reviews of Rosenfeld and Kozyrskyj, antibiotics appear to play a small but potentially useful role in the treatment of acute otitis media in children. Antibiotics produce a reduction in pain at two to seven days but have no effect on tympanometry, audiometry, ...


Mar 1, 2001 Issue
Otitis Externa: A Practical Guide to Treatment and Prevention [Article]

Otitis externa is most commonly caused by infection (usually bacterial, although occasionally fungal), but it may also be associated with a variety of noninfectious systemic or local dermatologic processes. The most characteristic symptom is discomfort that is limited to the external auditory canal,...


Apr 15, 2000 Issue
Acute Otitis Media: Part II. Treatment in an Era of Increasing Antibiotic Resistance [Article]

Antibiotic resistance is increasing among the pathogens that commonly cause acute otitis media. This development may merit changes in the traditional antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media. Risk factors for resistant pathogens include recent antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media, children i...


Apr 1, 2000 Issue
Acute Otitis Media: Part 1. Improving Diagnostic Accuracy [Article]

Acute otitis media is overdiagnosed. Symptoms are neither sensitive nor specific for the diagnosis of otitis media; fever and ear pain are present in only one half of patients. Undue reliance on one feature--redness of the tympanic membrane--and failure to assess tympanic membrane mobility with pneu...


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