Figure 6-2. Ear irrigation equipment. (A - rubber bulb,
B - glass Asepto syringe, C - Pomeroy syringe).
Common solutions (water or water mix).
Bicarbonate of soda and water.
(7) Alcohol when used for vegetable matter, shrinks matter, and the matter
is easily expelled.
Oil is used to make the foreign matter slippery and easy to expel.
The otoscope is an instrument used to view the external auditory canal.
(2) The speculum is an attachment to the otoscope that permits one to see
inside the external ear canal.