An 8-year-old girl comes to your ambulatory care clinic with complaints of left ear pain for the past 3 days. She had respiratory infection a week ago. On physical examination, the tympanic membrane is bulging.
Answer the following questions:
- What questions should you ask the patient? (take into consideration the patient’s age when listing your questions).
- What teaching would you provide to prevent the recurrence of otitis media?
- What expected outcomes would be specific to this situation?
- Please include at least 1 reference and citation, reference needs to be from 2019-2021 time frame