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Shortened Antimicrobial Treatment for Ear Infections in Young Children - Medical News Bulletin
 

Shortened Antimicrobial Treatment for Ear Infections in Young Children - Medical News Bulletin

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Findings of a recent New England Journal of Medicine study have revealed that shorter duration of antimicrobial treatment has a less than optimal outcome in the treatment of acute otitis media, a type of ear infection, in young children.
 
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14 Jan 2017 - General
 
The use of antibiotics in patients both pediatric and elderly is often questioned. More and more randomized controlled trials have been designed by the clinicians and scientists to use antibiotics to a minimum extent. Specially how many days an antib...
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bacteria are developing resistance every day. a standard course of antibiotic is important in dealing with tonsillitis, pharyngitis, and otitis media. parents also need to be educated to give the full course of antibiotics as advised by the doctor de...
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