Recorded: EIP 2011 ● Language: English ● Duration: 25 minutes Topic: Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Speaker: ANNE VERGISON, Associate Director of Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Epidemiologist, ULB-HUDERF, Waterloo, Belgium

  Learning objectives: (1) Understand what is the real benefit of antibiotic treatment of AOM (2) Understand that not all bacterial infections require antibiotic treatment in many children (3). Become aware of antibiotic resistance as a major worldwide issue and that it is also linked to AOM treatments (4) To consider a rational antibiotic use for AOM treatment taking into account both individual and societal perspectives