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Otoscopic Findings Accurately Diagnose Otitis Media

Singh Joy, Subhashni D.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000398521.81885.2f
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According to this study:

* The most accurate diagnoses of acute otitis media were associated with otoscopic examination.

* There is limited benefit in immediate treatment with antibiotics.

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