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Ear Infections

  • By: Rebecca Malouin Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Ear infections, specifically infections of the middle ear, are common childhood infections in industrialized countries and the leading cause of outpatient antimicrobial treatment of children in the United States. Infections of the middle and inner ear can cause temporary or permanent ...

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