Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children (Review)

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Venekamp RP, Sanders SL, Glasziou PP, Del Mar CB, Rovers MM (2015). Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 6, 1-85.

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Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common diseases in early infancy and childhood. Antibiotic use for AOM varies from 56% in the Netherlands to 95% in the USA, Canada and Australia. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in The Cochrane Library in Issue 1, 1997 and previously updated in 1999, 2005, 2009 and 2013.


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