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Burden of acute otitis media in primary care pediatrics in Italy: a secondary data analysis from the Pedianet database

  • Paola Marchisio1, 10Email author,
  • Luigi Cantarutti2,
  • Miriam Sturkenboom3, 4,
  • Silvia Girotto2,
  • Gino Picelli4,
  • Daniele Dona5,
  • Antonio Scamarcia6,
  • Marco Villa7 and
  • Carlo Giaquinto5
BMC Pediatrics201212:185

Received: 20 July 2012

Accepted: 12 November 2012

Published: 29 November 2012

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Original Submission
20 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David McCormick
29 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann Hermansson
2 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Harvey Coates
24 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Paola Marchisio
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
29 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-185

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, and Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Family Pediatrician Pedianet Project, Padova, Italy
Department of Medical Informatics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
International Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics Research Center, Desio, Italy
Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua and Pedianet Project, Padua, Italy
Società Servizi Telematici, Padua, Italy
Local Health Authority ASL Cremona, Cremona, Italy
Pedianet, Italy