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The safety and effectiveness of different methods of ear wax removal: a systematic review and economic evaluation

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posted on 01.06.2010, 00:00 authored by A Clegg, E Loveman, Elena GospodarevskayaElena Gospodarevskaya, P Harris, A Bird, J Bryant, D Scott, P Davidson, P Little, R Coppin
Build-up of earwax is a common reason for attendance in primary care. Current practice for earwax removal generally involves the use of a softening agent, followed by irrigation of the ear if required. However, the safety and benefits of the different methods of removal are not known for certain.

History

Journal

Health technology assessment

Volume

14

Issue

28

Series

Health technology assessment ; v.14, n.28

Pagination

1 - 191

Publisher

NIHR Journals Library

Location

Southampton, Eng.

ISSN

1366-5278

eISSN

2046-4924

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

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