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Prescribing for the ear 

Prescribing for the ear
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Prescribing for the ear
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0065
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date: 19 September 2020

Brief anatomy and physiology of the ear 250

Assessment of the ear 252

Common conditions of the ear 254

Drugs for the ear 256

There are three main parts: external ear, middle ear, and inner ear (Fig. 12.2).

The pinna is a skin-covered flap which protects and channels sound waves into the external auditory meatus....

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