oa Professional Nursing Today - Otitis media : national guidelines : clinical

Volume 10, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Extracted from text ... NATIONAL GUIDELINES AT A GLANCE 8 Professional Nursing Today May / June 2006 Vol. 10 No. 3 Acute otitis media with bulging eardrum EFFUSION ALONE No antimicrobial therapy indicated EFFUSION with or without Otitis media symptoms Temperature >38?C Acute otitis media Azithromycin, 10-20mg/kg once daily for 3 days Clarithromycin, 7.5-15mg/kg bd for 5-7 days Cefpodoxime proxetil, 8-16mg/kg bd for 5-7days Cefprozil, 15-30mg/kg bd for 5-7 days Cefuroxime axetil, 15-30mg/kg bd for 5-7days Acute otitis media with red tympanic membrane Acute otitis media with yellow tympanic membrane NEONATE NO Exclude neonatal sepsis eg: Blood culture ..

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