Conquering Otitis Media: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Ear Infections

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PMPH-USA, 1999 - Medical - 111 pages
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Nearly 90% of children have had otitis media, or middle ear disease, b y the time they reach 5 years of age. This book will help you understa nd the different forms of otitis media that may (or may not) require t reatment with an anitbiotic or other medications, such as over-the-cou nter remedies. Reading it will help you understand the causes of the i nfection; the impact of anitbiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause t he disease; the importance of fluid in the middle ear; why some childr en are more affected than others; and how to prevent future attacks.

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Bluestone, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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