Table 3

Clinical outcomes at 14 days after diagnosis of acute otitis media (AOM). See Table 2 for explanation of diagnostic categories.

Cure (%)

Improved (%)

Not Improved (%)


AOM without Perforation (n = 14)

3 (21%)

1 (7%)

10 (71%)

AOM with Perforation (n = 12)

3 (25%)

1 (8%)

8 (67%)


TOTAL (n = 26)

6 (23%)

2 (8%)

18 (69%)


Gibney et al. BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-5-16

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