Physicians are not adherent to clinical practice guidelines for acute otitis media

The antibiotics prescription for children with acute otitis media varied widely among ENT specialists. The overall adherence was 8.2%. The adherence was not correlated to patient’s age, gender, single or both ear infection; but significantly inversely correlated with specialists’ years of experience and their service quantity.

from the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

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