Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

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Professional Communications, 2005 - Medical - 288 pages
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Proper diagnosis, pathogens, management, antibiotic resistance, and prevention of AOM are reviewed. Basis for antibiotic selection is discussed in detail and appropriate first-, second-, and third-line antibiotic therapies are presented. Clinical issues, such as management of treatment failures, criteria for tympanostomy tubes, and improper use of antibiotics, are reviewed.
  

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Contents

Introduction
11
TABLES
14
Epidemiology
19
1 Worldwide Cumulative Incidence
22
Pathophysiology Immunology
33
1 Viruses in the Upper Respiratory Tract
39
Diagnosis
47
1 Definition of AOM According
49
5 Patient Compliance Factors for Antibiotics
114
FirstLine Antibiotic Therapy
141
1 Risks of Contracting Resistant Acute
142
1 Possible Factors Contributing to Failure
158
3 Variation in the Effect of PCV
168
5 Susceptibility for Haemophilus influenzae
178
7 Pathogens Recovered by Tympanocentesis
194
Tympanostomy Tubes
203

3 Mobility of the Tympanic Membrane
56
Tympanocentesis
57
1 BenefitsRisks of Tympanocentesis vs Other
73
Basis for Antibiotic Selection
85
1 Antibiotics Available for the Treatment
92
2 Current NCCLS Susceptibility Break Points
100
3 Proportions of Resistant Pathogens Causing
106
Complications
215
Prevention
225
1 Decreasing Proportion of Streptococcus
240
Case Presentations
251
Index
257
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Advanced Therapy in Otitis Media

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