The Discharging Ear A Good History Tells the Story

The Discharging Ear A Good History Tells the Story

A significant number of discharging ear conditions can be diagnosed through taking a history, with the type of discharge (purulent, clear or blood-stained) often signalling the aetiology. Classifying the type of discharge present allows the various common aetiologies to be considered, enabling accurate treatment or referral of the patient.

Modern Medicine – Feb/March 2019