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Treatment of acute otitis media in childhood

Hirst, S. and Neill, S. (2013) Treatment of acute otitis media in childhood. Practice Nursing. 24(8), pp. 407-410. 0964-9271.

Item Type: Article
Abstract: Otitis media is middle ear inflammation which affects most children by the time they are 3 years old (Venekamp et al, 2013). It is a broad term that comprises three subtypes: Acute otitis media; Otitis media with effusion; Chronic suppurative otitis media. This article will provide an overview of otitis media, with a specific focus on acute otitis media as this condition is most commonly seen in children within primary care (Warren, 2008).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acute otitis media, middle ear infection, primary care
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology > RF110 Otology. Diseases of the ear > RF225 Otitis media in children
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ245 Nursing of children. Pediatric nursing
Creators: Hirst, Sally and Neill, Sarah
Publisher: MA Healthcare Ltd.
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Health & Society > Nursing
Faculties > Faculty of Health & Society > Nursing
Date: August 2013
Date Type: Publication
Page Range: pp. 407-410
Journal or Publication Title: Practice Nursing
Volume: 24
Number: 8
Language: English
ISSN: 0964-9271
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
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