English (United Kingdom)French (Fr)
Home Wellness Research Ear Infections (Otitis Media) Limited Evidence to Justify Antibiotic Usage for Acute Ear Infections

Limited Evidence to Justify Antibiotic Usage for Acute Ear Infections

Thursday, 30 October 2008 15:35

In a review and critical appraisal of the literature on antibiotic therapy for acute otitis media in children between 1939 and 1991, poor evidence supported the routine use of antibiotic therapy. This approach cannot be recommended for children 2 years and younger because this age group has been excluded from most studies.

Fysh PN   Chronic recurrent otitis media: Case series of five patients with recommendations for case management  J Clin Chiro Ped 1996; 1(2)