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Pharmacokinetics of cefprozil in plasma and middle ear fluid in children undergoing treatment for acute otitis media.
Knowledge and Practices Relating to the 2004 Acute Otitis Media Clinical Practice Guideline: A Survey of Practicing Physicians.
The impact of recurrent acute otitis media on the quality of life of children and their caregivers.
Is amoxicillin more effective than placebo in treating acute otitis media in children younger than 2 years?
Each type of otitis media is distinct from the other, although a number of physicians theorize that repeated bouts of acute otitis media may lead to effusion.
NYSE: PFE) announced today that the European Commission has approved expanding the use of the company's pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Prevenar 13* (pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine [13-valent, adsorbed]), to older children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease, pneumonia and acute otitis media caused by vaccine-type Streptococcus pneumoniae.
The incidence of acute otitis media is several-fold higher in SSA than in the rest of the world, and SSA has the second-highest incidence of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM).
To the Editor: Xu and colleagues (1) examined the nasopharyngeal bacterial colonization rates in children with acute otitis media (AOM) and in healthy children.
Synflorix is currently approved in the EU and 90 other countries for active immunisation against invasive disease and acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in infants and children from six weeks up to five years of age.
Since this form of recurrent leukemia of the middle ear is rare and the clinical manifestations can mimic acute otitis media and Bell palsy, it may not be readily recognized.
Evidence suggests that a short duration of treatment is as effective as a longer course of treatment for certain common community-acquired infections, such as acute otitis media, acute bacterial sinusitis, infectious exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, and acute pyelonephritis.
However, the drug maker has stopped enrollment in five pediatric trials investigating use of Ketek in acute otitis media, community-acquired pneumonia, and tonsillitis in children 6 months to 18 years old.
Acute otitis media usually responds to antibiotics by mouth and is soothed by painkillers.
This bacterium can also cause meningitis (brain infection and inflammation), acute otitis media (middle ear infections that can lead to a child becoming deaf), blood stream infections (bacteremia), and sinus infections.
1] Estimates suggest that 80% of children will have at least one episode of acute otitis media (AOM) before 3 years of age.
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