Articles tagged with "TM"

Systemic and Otic Administration of Ofloxacin Are Comparable

Does topical application of ofloxacin to the intact tympanic membrane (TM) compare to systemic administration? Background: Acute otitis media (AOM) is routinely treated with systemic antibiotics, which have been linked to antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria. Generally, topical therapy is considered appropriate if the TM is nonintact and permits solutions placed in the external auditory canal to […]