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Match the child with acute otitis media to appropriate therapy per AAP guidelines (all children well-appearing, non-toxic, no distress or indications of severe otalgia, symptomatic for 1 day, and have not had recent antibiotics in the last 30 days):

Child A) 5mo old with bilateral otitis media, afebrile

Child B) 18mo old with unilateral otitis media, fever to 38.5, penicillin-allergic

Child C) 27mo old with bilateral otitis media and bilateral purulent conjunctivitis and fever to 39.1

Child D) 37mo old with unilateral otitis media, fever to 39.5, penicillin-allergic

  1. Oral analgesic
  2. Amoxicillin 90 mg/kg/day divided BID
  3. Amoxicillin-Clavulanate 90 mg/kg/day divided BID
  4. Cefdinir 14 mg/kg/day

Match the child to the treatment