March 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p282
Academic Journal
The article provides information on issues related to child diseases. The European Union is regulating air pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter to lessen its effects on respiratory health. A meta-analysis conducted on treating children with otitis media found out that children aged less than two years benefited from antibiotic treatment.


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