2 0 obj The Projet and Propulse II III NG and G5 irrigators have a pressure-variable control, allowing the flow of water to be easily controlled by commencing irrigation on the minimum setting. Ear irrigation is a method of removing a buildup of earwax. x��[�r�6}w��o+�l�;k��5�=�l�T���a�0EY�iJ������ AJ��&+ɼ ���>݀�8?.��$a���#r"����/߱������������7̹�b��\�?:oƾ~5֯��W��;? stream It is a process of flushing the external ear canal with water or normal saline. %PDF-1.4 %���� Ear Pre-procedure Dx Pre-procedure Dx L Cerumen Impaction (380.4) R Cerumen Impaction (380.4) The procedure was explained to the patient, including all risks, benefits, alternatives and potential complications. 4 0 obj 0000001514 00000 n <> Reexamine the ear canal. endobj 0000172577 00000 n PROCEDURES TO IRRIGATE THE EAR a. The ear canal is shaped somewhat like … In these cases, we recommend the use of a Safe Ear Curette™ or Lighted Ear Curette™ to extract any remaining cerumen. <> 0000007006 00000 n 0000027002 00000 n Learn more about how to do it and its safety here. 0000013284 00000 n 1 0 obj 0000001354 00000 n 0000192497 00000 n EAR IRRIGATION PROCEDURES & GUIDELINES 7/2012 Update Purpose: The purpose of ear irrigation is to remove an obstruction from the external auditory canal (wax or foreign body) and cleanse auditory canal secretions. Repeat the irrigation procedure as needed. 0000002504 00000 n %%EOF 0000017113 00000 n startxref 0000004630 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n <>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> The procedure should only be performed when the wax becomes troublesome and is affecting hearing or balance or prior to hearing aid assessments and fittings. or G5 irrigators and refer to the procedure as ear irrigation. Remove any remaining water in the ear canal with an absorbent sponge. xref Ear irrigation is a routine procedure used to remove excess earwax, or cerumen, and foreign materials from the ear. 0000000713 00000 n �D�:�\I�:]FE��T"Đ1uۜȢX �Ð��M�0)��`���VS��m+���9� 5^IS-w�d �ql����Z��&&�*6������ V� v. 1836 0 obj <> endobj 0000003980 00000 n {�Q0!�㳻%������]%\����3�=���}~��������������e���YWё$�x��U���#�� %���� <>>> Ear Wax Handout “Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear!” The Outer Ear and Canal The outer ear is the funnel-like part of the ear you can see on the side of the head, plus the ear canal (the hole which leads down to the eardrum). -�{L���q�"?�a|J����rx.wO��'�7�"�_��b8���:����"L�=!n�b��p�e~���ܟ}�?��r����;[̣�z���}y�(�8� ��:� �j�Yq���i��wGT�m�0��{Rܿ7�wt:p�x`����:�\]z�!n���ڹ����?�k��8|O�}p���^��t��^��W��u�ǃ'D�A��k��iƼJ�IG�8�#W�yO�Q+XW��~���P�/���p-�>WOB�9��µ -Г(�^�Ə��$V����@�i�o0��{�_���wG�{��ǡw�+��l���O[�Vg��\3�_�,*p�]�/��F�>z���ѓڍB�CR��^�*�%F{Ñ��VC]�N�s��Cm���3� ~���Y �-�����oQ�1!�X�0�r�ـMy�9���6Rդ �ϒ��(U��1��gS�*QC�T���+=�Zc5^Z���2��Ef�ۡW�\̅7�`�b;g���x0�;�:��I�������� r,�����B��\�{nD�SHVh'ZT�"�X��璖��W�Y��+��'X�os���. 0000003397 00000 n Left Ear: Impacted cerumen was identified blocking ear canal Doctors sometimes perform this procedure, but people can also try it at home. 0000017034 00000 n 0000003282 00000 n endobj 08. <<2FE5A7EE65C3AE45929F2FC6F80BA4A2>]/Prev 420190/XRefStm 1141>> 0000007131 00000 n Perform a patient care handwash and gather the equipment and solutions required for the ear irrigation… endobj 07. Sometimes a large plug of wax will not exit through the portal. 3 0 obj 0000175226 00000 n 0 0000001141 00000 n Printable PDF Download Here: Introduction Table of Contents Search Exercises Courses About this Text Nursing 411 Contact Us Links: 6-7. h�b```b``�c`a``�[email protected] !V6�8ǃ0ع�����2�ٞ����Cv+�eƍ�k���]j���~)ul�l��P3 Verbal informed consent was obtained. Ear irrigation is performed to remove excess or impacted wax from the ear. 1836 20 1855 0 obj <>stream %PDF-1.5 0000007244 00000 n trailer