Intervention Review

Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children

  1. Roderick P Venekamp1,*,
  2. Sharon Sanders2,
  3. Paul P Glasziou3,
  4. Chris B Del Mar3,
  5. Maroeska M Rovers4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 8 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000219.pub3

How to Cite

Venekamp RP, Sanders S, Glasziou PP, Del Mar CB, Rovers MM. Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000219. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000219.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Otorhinolaryngology & Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Utrecht, Netherlands

  2. 2

    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Bond University, Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Operating Rooms, Nijmegen, Netherlands

*Roderick P Venekamp, Department of Otorhinolaryngology & Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, Utrecht, 3508 GA, Netherlands.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions), comment added to review
  2. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013


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