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Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Acute otitis media is one of the most common diseases in early infancy and childhood. Antibiotic use for acute otitis media varies from 31% in the Netherlands to 98% in the USA and Australia. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of antibiotics for children with acute otitis media. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); MEDLINE, Index Medicus (pre 1965), Current Contents and reference lists of articl...

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Glasziou, PP More by this author
Del Mar, CB More by this author
Sanders, SL More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD000219
Publication date:
2004
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EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:f8fe5722-1944-46da-8b06-a47e6ecc2108
Source identifiers:
215783
Local pid:
pubs:215783

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