5 more 'do not dos' for GPs under Choosing Wisely

Using of antibiotics for ear infections is one of five new 'do not do' recommendations issued by the RACGP as part of the latest phase of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

The RACGP says patients and their practitioners should think twice about the use of antibiotics for otitis media in otherwise well, non-Indigenous children aged 2-12.

"Middle ear infection is a common reason for children aged 2-12 years to present to their GP and we recommend against routine use of antibiotics for this age group,&quot