What Are “Tubes in the Ear”?
A small tube is inserted into the eardrum, which allows the built-up fluid that has accumulated behind the ... Here is a video of the surgical procedure to puncture the ear drum (called a myringotomy) and here’s one of tube insertion—very interesting!
New guidelines call for limiting antibiotics for ear infections
Eventually, when her kids were about 3, doctors recommended the surgical ... Although fluid can be removed from adults’ ears through a procedure that involves piercing the eardrum to drain the fluid, there is really no way to remove the fluid from ...
Managing Fluid Disposal
“The other fluids that would appear in general surgical procedures would also consist of pericardial fluid ... does not remove the need for care when handling medical waste. “Healthcare facility medical wastes targeted for handling and disposal ...
Fluid Waste Management:
“We detach the tubing that’s connected to both of those ports, and there are little caps attached to the canisters themselves, and we cap them right then and there before we even remove it from ... for disposing of fluid waste.
Two reports show "superbug" bacteria spread
This involves punching a hole in the eardrum to remove fluid and then testing the fluid to identify ... range from boils to more severe infections of the bloodstream, lungs and surgical sites. The researchers said 85 percent of all cases were associated ...