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Type Journal Article - British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research
Title Pattern of Ear Diseases in the Patients Attending Ear Outpatient Department of a Tertiary Center in Eastern Nepal.
Volume 11
Issue 11
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2016
Page numbers 1-8
URL http://imsear.li.mahidol.ac.th/bitstream/123456789/182100/1/bjmmr2016v11n11p1-8.pdf
Introduction: The prevalence of disabling hearing loss for adults and children is greatest in South
Asia followed by Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa. Nepal is one of the least developed nation
where hearing loss and ear diseases is very common.
Objective: To find out the pattern of ear diseases in the patients attending Ear outpatient
department (OPD) of Biratnagar Eye Hospital.
Materials and Methods: A retrospective, descriptive review of data retrieved from the medical
record section of the Hospital between January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 was done. The data
were tabulated and analysed. The results are expressed in number and percentage.

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