ABSTRACT

Jack is a 6-year-old boy brought in by his mother to see you complaining of severe pain in his left ear.

Give four further questions to ask when taking the history. (4 marks)

From the history, you suspect a diagnosis of acute otitis media. Describe the appearance of his ear drum. (2 marks)

Name two common organisms giving rise to this condition. (2 marks)

State two complications of acute otitis media. (2 marks)

Name two drugs you could prescribe in this case. (2 marks)