Risks And Benefits Of Treatment Kids’ Ear Infections With Antibiotics – Part 3 of 3
None of the studies reviewed looked at the potential long-term harm of antibiotic use, such as antibiotic resistance, the researchers noted. Results of the division are published in the Nov 17, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Experts noted that this review, like many analyzing already published studies, have some inherent limitations. “The problem with these affectionate of reviews is that most of the studies are old,” said Dr Alejandro Hoberman, chief of the division of general academic pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. “We need better studies with clearer guidelines on diagnostic inclusion, and more stringent questions about antibiotic use,” he added, noting such investigation is currently underway dubai waly arab aunty urdu story. Hoberman, who’s on the AAP committee for developing new guidelines, said there will be a untrained focus on improving the diagnosis of ear infections, so that those children who would benefit most from treatment will be the ones who are getting antibiotics.