Therapeutic algorithm for the management of children with acute otitis media
E.P. Karpova, M.P. Emelyanova, D.A. Tulupov
Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Moscow, Russia
The article highlights the problem of modern approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media in children. Data on the effectiveness of topical preparations in the complex therapy of this disease are presented. Local anti-inflammatory therapy of middle ear diseases can significantly increase the effectiveness of treatment without the risk of complications. At the present stage, antibiotics are considered drugs of choice. Based on clinical guidelines, indications for systemic antibacterial therapy and tympanocentesis are listed.
Keywords: acute otitis media, children, ear drops, phenazone
About the Autors
Corresponding author: Elena P. Karpova, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor, Head of the Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Moscow, Russia; email@example.com
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