Studies support antibiotic treatment for middle ears infections

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for January 13, 2011


Antibiotics best for treating ear infections: studies

Studies Support Antibiotics from the Start for Otitis Media


Hoberman A, et al “Treatment of acute otitis media in children under 2 years of age” N Engl J Med 2011; 364: 105-115.

Tahtinen PA, et al “A placebo-controlled trial of antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media” N Engl J Med 2011; 364; 116-126.

Klein JO “Is acute otitis media a treatable disease?” N Engl J Med 2011; 364: 168-169.