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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.

Correspondence sarah.kraszewski@anglia.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 43,45-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.07.22.43.45.c6584

Published in print: 02 July 2008

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review