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Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets


ISSN (Print): 1871-5265
ISSN (Online): 2212-3989

Otitis Media: Epidemiology and Management

Author(s): Anna Hang and Scott E. Brietzke

Volume 12, Issue 4, 2012

Page: [261 - 266] Pages: 6

DOI: 10.2174/187152612801319339

Price: $65


Otitis media is one of the most common disease entities in children worldwide. This critical review of the literature will focus on the demographics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and medical and surgical management of the various types of otitis media.

Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance, complications, demographics, hearing loss, otoscopy, treatment-failure AOM, “watchful waiting”, Otitis media, demographics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, pediatric, Eustachian tube dysfunction, pneumococcal vaccine

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