Giving earaches the needle

Kaye, Steven D.; Sussman, Vic
January 1993
U.S. News & World Report;1/18/93, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p82
Reports that a study published in last week's issue of the journal `Pediatrics' found that a single injection of the antibiotic ceftriaxone against acute otitis media--the most common childhood ear infection--worked as well as three daily oral doses of amoxicillin for 10 days, the standard treatment. Injection will probably not replace oral antibiotics; Disadvantages of the injection; Cost.


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