December 2006. Volume 2. Number 4

Involving parents in the decision of treating acute otitis media with antibiotics reduce the use of them

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Spiro DM, Tay K, Arnold DH, Dziura JD, Baker MD, Shapiro ED. Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media. A randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006;296:1235-41
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2 Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 02/ 1/2006
Acceptance date: 01/11/2006
Publication date: 01/12/2006

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Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Implicar a los padres en la decisión de utilizar antibióticos en la otitis media aguda disminuye su uso. Evid Pediatr.2006;2:81.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Spiro DM, Tay K, Arnold DH, Dziura JD, Baker MD, Shapiro ED. Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media. A randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006;296:1235-41
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2 Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 02/ 1/2006
Acceptance date: 01/11/2006
Publication date: 01/12/2006

How to cite this article

Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Implicar a los padres en la decisión de utilizar antibióticos en la otitis media aguda disminuye su uso. Evid Pediatr.2006;2:81.

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01/12/2006

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