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Acute Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection): Management

by John Fisher, MD
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    The lecture Acute Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection): Management by John Fisher, MD is from the course Upper Respiratory Infections.


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    1. Defer antibiotics given you are unsure if it is a viral infection at this time and follow up in 48 hours.
    2. Defer antibiotics given you are unsure if it is a viral or bacterial infection and follow up in 1 week.
    3. It is clear he has a viral ear infection, so don't prescribe antibiotics and there is no need for follow up.
    4. It is clear he has a severe bacterial infection, so admit to the hospital for tympanostomy.
    5. It is likely he has a bacterial otitis media, so prescribe a 14 day course of antibiotics.
    1. Acetaminophen
    2. Ibuprofen
    3. Aspirin
    4. APAP/hydrocodone
    5. Lidocaine otic drops
    1. Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis
    2. Methacillin resistant Staphylococcus, Haemophilus influenzae, and Streptococcus pneumonia
    3. Methacillin resistant Staphylococcus, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis
    4. Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Strep), Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis
    5. Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Chlamydophila pneumoniae

    Author of lecture Acute Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection): Management

     John Fisher, MD

    John Fisher, MD


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