[Acute otitis media in the children: etiology and the problems of antibacterial therapy]

Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;82(2):84-89. doi: 10.17116/otorino201782284-89.
[Article in Russian]

Abstract

The objective of the present review was to summarize the currently available literature data on etiology of acute otitis media in the children, the role of biofilms in the development of this pathology, and sensitivity of its principal causative factors to various antibiotic medications. The secondary objective was to elaborate the practical guidelines for the prevention of acute otitis media in the children.

Цель обзора - обобщение имеющихся данных литературы об этиологии острого среднего отита у детей, роли биопленок в развитии заболевания, чувствительности основных возбудителей к антибактериальным препаратам. Представлены международные рекомендации по антимикробной терапии, а также практические рекомендации по профилактике острого отита у детей.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Otitis Media* / diagnosis
  • Otitis Media* / drug therapy
  • Otitis Media* / etiology
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Preventive Health Services / methods

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents