Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite. Today we look at the use of ear drops when the tympanic membrane is not intact. Are you comfortable using potentially ototoxic drops as the first line treatment? How do you feel about the contraindications listed for these drops and how do they affect your practice?
Dr Dinesh Deonarain is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care who is in Nepal on assignment. He is volunteering for the Himalayan Rescue Association as one of the Everest ER base camp doctors for the 2019 climbing season. This blog follows his experiences in the high alpine of the Everest region.