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Ener C Dinleyici, Fatih Yuksel, Zeynel A Yargic, Murat Unalacak, and Ilhami Unluoglu (2013)

Results of a national study on the awareness of and attitudes toward acute otitis media (AOM) among clinicians and the estimated direct healthcare costs in Turkey (TR-AOM Study).

International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 77(5):756–761.

Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most frequent diagnoses and reasons for prescribing antibiotics in children. The aims of this prospective study were the following: (1) to assess the continuing education of physicians and the sources of information about AOM; (2) to assess the current knowledge of and attitudes toward AOM as well as the compliance with AOM guidelines; (3) to evaluate opinions about vaccines against AOM; and (4) to estimate the potential costs of AOM on the healthcare system in Turkey.

Adult, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Attitude, Child, Cross-Sectional Studies, Education, Medical, Continuing, Guideline Adherence, Health Care Costs, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Otitis Media, Physician's Practice Patterns, Physicians, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Turkey
Adult, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Attitude, Child, Cross-Sectional Studies, Education, Medical, Continuing, Guideline Adherence, Health Care Costs, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Otitis Media, Physician's Practice Patterns, Physicians, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Turkey
 
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