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Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children

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Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, March 2015
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010089.pub2
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Norhayati, Mohd N, Ho, Jacqueline J, Azman, Mohd Y


Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common infectious diseases in children. It has been reported that 64% of infants have an episode of AOM by the age of six months and 86% by one year. Although most cases of AOM are due to bacterial infection, it is commonly triggered by a viral infection. In most children it is self limiting, but it does carry a risk of complications. Since antibiotic treatment increases the risk of antibiotic resistance, influenza vaccines might be an effective way of reducing this risk by preventing the development of AOM.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 2%
Chile 1 <1%
Russia 1 <1%
Unknown 112 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 16%
Researcher 14 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 12%
Student > Bachelor 11 9%
Student > Postgraduate 9 8%
Other 20 17%
Unknown 29 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 46 40%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 3%
Other 14 12%
Unknown 33 28%