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Practices should remove earwax causing hearing loss, NICE recommends

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Jeez that photo you are using. Is that a nurse looking in that lug 'ole? Can't be a doctor. She is pulling at the lobe of the ear not the upper part of the pinna (to straighten the ear canal) and the otoscope has no protection against movement of the head. Oh and ear wax should be sent for micro-suction to the hospital or wherever. Irrigation is time consuming, medico-legally fraught and we aren't paid for it.

Posted date

05 Dec 2017

Posted time

3:51pm

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