Three-year-old C.E. is admitted to the Emergency Department (ED) fast track clinic. Her mother tells the nurse that C.E. has had a low-grade fever for 2 days and is complaining of ear pain and a sore throat. Mrs. E. states that C.E.’s appetite has been “off,” but she has been drinking and using the bath- room as usual.
2. Mrs. E. asks, “Why does C. keep getting ear infections? Is there something I should do?” Explain the etiology of ear infections- be as detailed as possible.