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Research & Reviews  3,379 results

Age at first exposure to antibiotics and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood.
Psychopharmacology Slykerman RF, Neumann D et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Viral illnesses in children are common and are frequently treated with antibiotic medication. Antibiotics reduce the diversity and composition of the gut microbiota, leading to poor developmental outcomes. To investigate the relationship between a...

Efficacy of Pneumococcal Vaccine on Otitis Media: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal ... Wannarong T, Ekpatanaparnich P et. al.

Mar 17th, 2023 - To assess the effect of the pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) toward the surgical management and complications of otitis media. MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, Scopus, and clinicaltrial.gov. A systematic search was performed using a combination of keywords and ...

Pneumococcal Infections (Streptococcus pneumoniae) Workup

Mar 16th, 2023 - Laboratory Studies If a pneumococcal infection is suspected or considered, Gram stain and culture of appropriate specimens should be obtained, when possible. Potential specimens may include one or more of the following: Blood Cerebrospinal fluid (...

Pneumococcal Infections (Streptococcus pneumoniae) Clinical Presentation

Mar 16th, 2023 - History After successful colonization, S pneumoniae can cause a wide variety of clinical symptoms. By direct extension from the nasopharynx, S pneumoniae infection can spread and then manifest as otitis media, sinusitis, tracheobronchitis, bronchi...

Pneumococcal Infections (Streptococcus pneumoniae) Treatment & Management

Mar 16th, 2023 - Medical Care Conjunctivitis, otitis media, sinusitis, bronchitis, and tracheobronchitis Most patients with conjunctivitis, otitis media, sinusitis, bronchitis, and tracheobronchitis due to S pneumoniae infection can be treated on an outpatient bas...

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Guidelines  12 results

Executive Summary of Clinical Practice Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children (Upd...
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal ... Rosenfeld RM, Tunkel DE et. al.

Feb 10th, 2022 - This executive summary of the guideline update provides evidence-based recommendations for patient selection and surgical indications for managing tympanostomy tubes in children. The summary and guideline are intended for any clinician involved in...

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 ...

Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of otitis media with effu...
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Ito M, Takahashi H et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - To (1) indicate the definition, the disease state, methods of diagnosis, and testing for otitis media with effusion (OME) in childhood (<12 years); and (2) recommend methods of treatment in accordance with the evidence-based consensus reached by t...

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Drugs  926 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  275 results

Acupuncture for Nasal Congestion in Allergic Rhinitis

Mar 9th, 2023 - Worldwide more than approximately 500 million people suffer from AR (30% of the Dutch population) and its prevalence is expanding. Nasal congestion (i.e. reversible mucosal congestion/nasal mucosal obstruction) is one of the most general and bothe...

RELAX: Reducing Length of Antibiotics for Children With Ear Infections

Mar 1st, 2023 - Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most commonly cited indication for antibiotics in children, accounting for 24% of all pediatric antibiotic prescriptions and affecting 60% of children by 3 years of age. For most children ≥ 2 years of age with AOM, ...

Efficacy of Balloon Dilation of the Eustachian Tube in Eustachian Tube Dilatory Dysfunction

Feb 8th, 2023 - Adult eustachian tube dilatory dysfunction (ETDD) accounts for over 2 million healthcare visits annually. It can cause longstanding negative middle ear pressure which may lead to otitis media with effusion, tympanic membrane retraction, perforatio...

Antibiotic Education for Children in an Emergency Care Unit

Feb 3rd, 2023 - Adherence to antibiotic regimen for common childhood illnesses, such as otitis media and streptococcal pharyngitis, is related to a variety of outcomes such as illness' remission, prevention of recurrent infections, maintaining of cost-effectivene...

Retrospective Health Care Utilisation and Current Quality of Life in Adults With Chronic Otitis Media Who Had a Middle Ear Surgery

Jan 26th, 2023 - The objective of this multicentre study is to evaluate the standard of care of participants diagnosed with Chronic Otitis Media that have already gone through a first middle ear surgery but still have at least a moderate hearing loss. The study ha...

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News  452 results

Young children quickly outgrow the need for ear tubes
Michael E. Pichichero, MD

Feb 9th, 2023 - About half a million children between the ages of 1 and 3 years old have ear tube surgery in the United States every year at an annual cost exceeding $2 billion. It is the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia.

Tips and tools to help you manage ADHD in children, adolescents
MDedge Family Medicine; Sundania Wonnum, PhD, LCSW, Jamie Krassow, MD

Jan 27th, 2023 - THE CASE James B* is a 7-year-old Black child who presented to his primary care physician (PCP) for a well-child visit. During preventive health screening, James’ mother expressed concerns about his behavior, characterizing him as immature, aggres.

Give bacterial diversity a chance: The antibiotic dichotomy
Lucas Franki, Richard Franki et. al.

Nov 17th, 2022 - What’s the opposite of an antibiotic? Everyone knows that LOTME loves a good dichotomy: yin/yang, good/evil, heads/tails, particle/wave, peanut butter/jelly. They’re all great.

Don't Let Amoxicillin Shortage Go to Waste, Abx Stewards Say

Nov 14th, 2022 - Some experts are encouraging clinicians to see the amoxicillin shortage through pink-colored glasses. The ongoing shortage, which was first reported in October and was prompted by a surge in demand linked in part to influenza and respiratory syncy...

Children From Poorer Zip Codes Often Untreated for Ear Infections

Nov 10th, 2022 - Children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to be treated for middle ear infections and are likely to experience serious complications from the condition — potentially with lifelong economic consequences — researchers have fou...

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Patient Education  24 results see all →