Otitis Media, Suppurative Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for the prevention of acute and chronic suppurative otitis media in children


Leach AJ, Morris PS

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness of long-term antibiotics (for longer than six weeks) in preventing any AOM, AOM with perforation and C

Cochrane Systematic Review: Interventions for ear discharge associated with grommets (ventilation tubes)


Vaile L, Williamson T, Waddell A, Taylor G

OBJECTIVES: 1. To identify the most effective non-surgical management of discharge from ears with grommets in place.2. To identify the risks of non-surgical management for this condition (e.g. ototoxicity), and to set benefits of treatment against these risks.