Research Article Childhood otalgia: acute otitis media. 1. Antibiotics not necessary in most cases. BMJ 1990; 300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.300.6730.1005 (Published 14 April 1990) Cite this as: BMJ 1990;300:1005 Article Related content Metrics Responses Peer review This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears below.