Otitis media

Nash, Emma
March 2009
InnovAiT;Mar2009, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p172
Academic Journal
Otitis media, the inflammation of the middle ear, is a common primary care problem, and encompasses several subclasses of clinical conditions. The most frequently seen is acute otitis media, which most often affects children. However, otitis media exists in both acute and chronic forms, and also in the presence and absence of infection. Knowledge of how to identify the different types is essential for the formulation of an appropriate management plan.


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