Month is February.
Child aged 6 months.
Onset wheezing, tachypnea, retractions, rhinorrhea, low grade fever for 24 hours.
Bilateral bulging, opaque tympanic membranes.
High dose amoxicillin prescribed.
Tympanic membranes essentially unchanged 48 hours later.
Questions for discussion with faculty
- Name several viruses that can cause otitis media.
- Which one is this likely to be?
- How would you treat?