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Safe and effective ear irrigation

Sarah Kraszewski Principal lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford

This article outlines the key skills required to undertake safe and effective ear irrigation in the management of ear wax, a common problem experienced by patients in primary care. Nurses require training and practice to ensure competence and the provision of high quality patient care.

Nursing Standard. 22, 43, 45-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.


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