Pediatric Treatment Recommendations | Community | Antibiotic Use | CDCAntibiotic prescribing guidelines establish standards of care, focus quality improvement efforts, and improve patient outcomes. The table below summarizes the most recent principles of appropriate antibiotic prescribing for children obtaining care in an outpatient setting for the following six diagnoses: acute rhinosinusitis, acute otitis media, bronchiolitis, pharyngitis, common cold, and urinary tract infection. A bacterial diagnosis may be established based on the presence of one of the following criteria:. Top of Page. Section Navigation. Pediatric Treatment Recommendations Condition Epidemiology Diagnosis Management Acute sinusitis 1, 2 Sinusitis may be caused by viruses or bacteria, and antibiotics are not guaranteed to help even if the causative agent is bacterial.
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