by Dr Joel Hardman


Summary:  Rose McCarthy

Editor:  Joel Hardman


Otalgia is a common symptom seen in general practice, emergency departments and otolaryngology clinics. Joel Hardman explores how to assess and manage presentations of acute otitis media and otitis externa.

Dr Joel Hardman graduated medicine from the University of Sydney in 2010. He completed his internship and residency at Westmead Hospital, NSW. Joel has completed two years as a Senior Resident Medical Officer/Unaccredited General Surgery and two years in Ear Nose and Throat Surgery. Joel completed his Masters in microRNAs in papillary thyroid cancer at the University of Sydney in 2016 and is currently the Ear Nose and Throat Senior Resident Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


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