Wilderness Improvisation - Irrigating an Ear with a Cannula

Expedition & Wilderness Medicine

Got an ear full of debris on expedition? Dr Will Duffin shares an improvised wilderness first aid technique to clear blocked ears when away from medical supplies. By diluting hydrogen peroxide with water and irrigating the ear canal using a plastic cannula, this MacGyver method effectively breaks up wax and debris. With just a few simple preparation steps, you can find quick relief when ear troubles strike on your next adventure.

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Length: 1m
Host: Will Duffin

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