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Aural toilet (ear cleaning) for chronic suppurative otitis media

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Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM), sometimes referred to as chronic otitis media (COM), is a chronic inflammation and often polymicrobial infection (involving more than one micro‐organism) of the middle ear and mastoid cavity, characterised by ear discharge (otorrhoea) through a perforated tympanic membrane. The predominant symptoms of CSOM are ear discharge and hearing loss. Aural toileting is a term describing a number of processes for manually c...

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10.1002/14651858.cd013057.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration
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Issue:
9
Article number:
CD013057
Publication date:
2020-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-06-18
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
32926406
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1132269
Local pid:
pubs:1132269
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2020-09-18

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