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Adults and children with discharging ear (mucopurulent) secondary to tympanomastoid pathology.
If red flags present refer to on call ENT
Acute suppurative otitis media with perforation (severe pain and temperature followed by discharge and improvement in pain level.)
Chronic suppurative otitis media (chronic tympanic membrane or middle ear disease)
Adults and children with grommets
Discharging ear in a well patient with grommets
Formulary Chapter 12.1 Ear
All referrals to include:
e-Referral Service Selection
Otitis media patient information leaflet
Water precautions for ears leaflet - NDHT
This guideline has been signed off by the Eastern Locality on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.
Publication date: July 2017
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