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ALLMedicine™ Acute Otitis Media Center

Research & Reviews  248 results

Haemophilus influenzae Prevalence, Proportion of Capsulated Strains and Antibiotic Susc...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Fuji N, Pichichero M et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, proportion of encapsulated strains and antibiotic susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae isolated from young children. Children, 6 months to 30 months old, were prospectively enrolled ...

Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on healthcare utilization and direct costs fo...
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics; Edmondson-Jones M, Dibbern T et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - In Sweden, the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was introduced in 2009 and replaced by the pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) or the 13-valent PCV (PCV13) from late 2009. We assesse...

Nasopharyngeal cultures in children with AOM - A retrospective study on bacteriological...
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Jinhage M, Hermansson A et. al.

Jul 26th, 2021 - Despite a far from perfect correlation with middle ear growth, nasopharyngeal cultures are sometimes used in children with acute otitis media (AOM) in order to have some idea of the causative pathogen. How these cultures are used in clinical pract...

Increasing guideline-concordant durations of antibiotic therapy for acute otitis media.
The Journal of Pediatrics; Frost HM, Lou Y et. al.

Jul 19th, 2021 - To compare the effectiveness of two interventions in improving prescribing of guideline-concordant durations of therapy for acute otitis media (AOM). This was a quasi-experimental mixed methods analysis that compared a bundled quality improvement ...

Single Visit Evaluation and Tympanostomy Tube Placement for the Treatment of Acute Otit...
The Laryngoscope; Billings KR, Hajduk J et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - To review our experiences with development of a single visit surgery (SVS) program for children with recurrent acute otitis media (AOM) undergoing tympanostomy tube (TT) placement the same day as their otolaryngology surgical consultation. Retrosp...

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Guidelines  3 results

Updated Guidelines for the Management of Acute Otitis Media in Children by the Italian ...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Marchisio P, Galli L et. al.

Dec 27th, 2019 - New insights into the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of acute otitis media (AOM) have been gained in recent years. For this reason, the Italian Paediatric Society has updated its 2010 guidelines. A literature search was carried out on PubMed....

Updated Guidelines for the Management of Acute Otitis Media in Children by the Italian ...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Marchisio P, Bortone B et. al.

Dec 27th, 2019 - In recent years, new information has been acquired regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of acute otitis media (AOM). The Italian Pediatric Society, therefore, decided to issue an update to the Italian Pediatric Society guidelines publ...

Updated Guidelines for the Management of Acute Otitis Media in Children by the Italian ...
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Chiappini E, Ciarcià M et. al.

Dec 27th, 2019 - In recent years, new progress has been made regarding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of acute otitis media (AOM). The Italian Pediatric Society therefore decided to issue an update to the previous guidelines published in 2010. Literature ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Evaluate Pathogens and Immunity to Acute Otitis Media in Healthy Children.

Dec 19th, 2019 - A prospective evaluation of bacterial pathogens Streptococcus. pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella. catarrhalis and Staphylococcus aureus and their antibiotic susceptibility when colonizing the nasopharynx and/or causing acute otitis med...

Efficacy of Tympanostomy Tubes for Children With Recurrent Acute Otitis Media

Oct 31st, 2019 - Tympanostomy tube placement (TTP) for recurrent acute otitis media (rAOM) is frequently performed in children under 3 years of age; however, a critical need exists to establish its risk/benefit ratio. Seventy percent of children experience at leas...

COMPAS (Clinical Otitis Media & Pneumonia Study): Pneumonia & Acute Otitis Media (AOM ) Efficacy Study of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Jul 16th, 2019 - The Protocol Posting has been updated in order to comply with the FDA Amendment Act, Sep 2007. The following vaccines will be offered by the sponsor: Two doses of hepatitis A vaccine will be offered to all subjects to comply with national recommen...

Vaccination Impact Against Pneumococcal Disease on Acute Otitis Media Morbidity in Colombian Children < 5 Years of Age

Jun 10th, 2019 - The purpose of this study is to provide data on trends of morbidity due to Acute Otitis Media (AOM) (primary analysis) and morbidity and mortality due to pneumonia, and AOM related health care resources before and after the introduction of vaccina...

Genetics of Middle Ear Disease

Nov 14th, 2017 - Using the twin study approach, the investigators demonstrated that time with middle ear effusion (MEE), number of episodes of MEE and numbers of episodes of acute otitis media (AOM) have a strong genetic component. The point estimate of heritabili...

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News  51 results

Ear Tubes No Better Than Antibiotics for Otitis Media in Young Kids

May 13th, 2021 - The debate over tympanostomy tubes vs antibiotics for recurrent acute otitis media (AOM) in young children is long-standing. Now, results of a randomized controlled trial show that tubes do not significantly lower the rate of episodes compared wit...

Why is AOM frequency decreasing in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era?
Michael E. Pichichero, MD

Jan 10th, 2020 - In 2000, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine 7 (PCV7) was introduced in the United States, and in 2010, PCV13 was introduced. When each of those vaccines were used, they reduced acute otitis media (AOM) incidence caused by the pneumococcal types includ.

Reducing pediatric RSV burden is top priority
MDedge Infectious Disease; Bruce Jancin

Jun 11th, 2019 - LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Prevention or early effective treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in infants and small children holds the promise of sharply reduced burdens of both acute otitis media (AOM) and pneumonia, Terho Heikkinen.

Antibiotic choice for acute otitis media 2018
Pediatric News; Michael E. Pichichero, MD

Jan 25th, 2018 - It’s a new year and a new respiratory season so my thoughts turn to the most common infection in pediatrics where an antibiotic might appropriately be prescribed – acute otitis media (AOM). The guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics were.

Predicting Treatment Failure in Kids With AOM

Nov 27th, 2017 - Predicting Treatment Failure in Young Children With Acute Otitis Media Current guidelines[1] suggest that an initial observation period ("watchful waiting") is an option for children younger than 2 years with nonsevere acute otitis media (AOM), an...

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