Station 5

Name the product in the image and what it used for (marks – 2)

Pope wick, used in otitis externa where the ear canal is completely stenosed.

What 2 items are required for its insertion? (Marks – 2 )

Microscope and crocodile forceps

What medication do sofradex contain? (Marks – 4)

  1. Framycetin sulphate 0.5%
  2. Dexamethasone, 0.05%
  3. Gramicidin 0.005%.

Award 1 mark for the medication  name and 1 mark if all doses given

What pathogens comment cause: a) Bacterial otitis externa b) Fungal otitis externa (Marks – 2)

  1. Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  2. Aspergillus niger, candida albicans

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