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Ear Canal Instillation

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Ear Canal Instillation, Ear Canal Topical Medications

  • Technique
  1. Patient lies down on side
    1. Affected ear upward
    2. Auricle pulled upward and back
  2. Instill 1-2 drops of solution or until canal fills
  3. Move pinna to help circulate the solution past the air pockets, cerumen and other obstructions
  4. Maintain decubitus position for 3-5 minutes