- Perforated Tympanic Membrane12:18What Would I Do Next? | Urgent Care Follow Up14:19Paper Chase #1 | UTICalc To Predict Pediatric UTI4:13Nitrofurantoin in Pregnancy10:17Sickle Cell Emergencies22:01Paper Chase #2 | Tamsulosin For Ureteral Colic4:22Excellence in the Physical Exam Series | The Ankle17:13Approach to Ankle Fractures16:49Paper Chase #3 | Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescribing4:23Insulin Pump Basics16:11Polymyalgia Rheumatica12:30Paper Chase #4 | Metal Detectors For Esophageal Foreign Bodies4:36Recording ProvidersFree Chapter11:35Mandible Fractures12:03Opioid Withdrawal22:57Paper Chase #5 | Pediatric Urgent Care Transfers4:32The Summary9:45
A traumatic tympanic membrane rupture is best diagnosed by physical examination of the ear and visualization of a perforation which may be accompanied by blood in the auditory canal. Symptoms may include pain, tinnitus, vertigo or bleeding. Management is by observation and close follow up.