Clinical digest. Otitis media can develop at different speeds bilaterally

November 2010
Nursing Standard;11/10/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p16
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The article reports on research which was conducted in the U.S. in an effort to investigate otoscopic findings in upper respiratory tract infection, the full spectrum of acute otitis media and the outcome of patients managed by watchful waiting. Researchers evaluated 294 healthy children. They found that acute otitis media often occurs as a complication of upper respiratory tract infections and that it can develop at different speeds bilaterally.


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