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Flashcards in Otitis Media Deck (4)
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1

This is an infection of the ____ ear

Middle

2

Why are children more prone to this?

Because their Eustachian tubes are shorter than those of adults

3

What are the signs?

Fever, loss of appetite, rolling head from side to side (promotes ear drainage)

4

What is the treatment?

Analgesics and antibiotics

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