ENT, Ocular, and URI Symptoms
1. Differentiate the etiology and prevalence of common ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections.
2. Conduct a differential diagnosis of upper respiratory infections (URIs) and counsel families about antibiotic resistance.
3. Counsel parents on the safe and effective use of over-the-counter medications, particularly cough and cold medicines for children and acetaminophen-containing products in adolescents and adults.
4. Accurately diagnose ear pain, and individualize monitoring and treatment.
5. Diagnose and treat AOM and OE according to AAFP clinical guidelines.
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Dan Merenstein, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Director of Research, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
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