Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017|
A surgical incision of the tympanic membrane, performed to relieve pressure and release pus or fluid from the middle ear. The tympanic membrane is incised, and cultures may be taken; fluid is gently suctioned from the middle ear.
Source and reference attributes
Harris P, Nagy S, Vardaxis N (Editors) 2010. Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Profession, 2nd Australian and New Zealand Edition. NSW: Mosby Elsevier, page 1151.
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