Table 2

List of recommended equipment for aural and nasal foreign body removal

Access to (with appropriate protocols, equipment, monitoring and safety measures):
Sedation
Local anaesthesia
Vasoconstrictors
Visualisation equipment:
Otoscope
Nasal speculae
ENT speculum
Illuminating magnifying glass
Headlight
Loops
Specific instruments:
Wire loop
Blunt right angle hook
Cerumen curettes
Alligator forceps
Hartman's forceps
Curved hook
Jobson Horne probe
Nasal dressing forceps
Suction and catheters of various sizes
Irrigation equipment
Foley and Fogarty catheters