Ear emergencies

Definition of Ear emergencies

Ear emergencies include objects in the ear canal and ruptured eardrums.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/3/2010

Ear anatomy
First aid kit
Foreign object in ear
Foreign object removal
Ruptured eardrum
External and internal ear
Eardrum repair - series

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