Sam, a 15-month-old child, has been receiving prophylactic amoxicillin
for the past month for recurrent ear infections since age 5 months. He has
not had another episode of acute otitis media while receiving prophylaxis,
and his ear examination results are normal. Paradise discusses the epidemiology,
diagnosis, and management of acute otitis media, recurrent acute otitis media,
and otitis media with effusion.