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Cerumen Impaction

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by Safer DA

(Earwax; Ear Impaction; Ear Blockage)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Audiology
http://www.audiology.org

American Speech–Language–Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology
http://www.entcanada.org

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Cerumen impaction. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated October 30, 2012. Accessed September 13, 2013.


Jabor MA, Amedee RG. Cerumen impaction. J La State Med Soc. 1997;149:358-362.


Mahoney DF. Cerumen impaction. Prevalence and detection in nursing homes. J Gerontol Nurs. 1993;19:23-30.


Olusanya BO. Hearing impairment in children with impacted cerumen. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2003;23:121-128.


Pray WS, Pray JJ. Earwax: Should it be removed? US Pharmacist. 2005;30(5).


2/26/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance : Ear candles: risk of serious injuries. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm201108.htm . Published February 20, 2010. Accessed February 26, 2010.

 

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