Epistaxis is a common Emergency Department (ED) complaint with over 450,000 visits per year and a lifetime incidence of 60% (Gifford 2008, Pallin 2005). Standard anterior epistaxis treatment consists of holding pressure,Read More
Is it necessary to provide prophylactic antibiotics for anterior nasal packs? Standard teaching says yes but the data isn’t so supportive.Read More
The suppurative end-point of bacterial infection that results in the development of pus between the palatine tonsil and its capsule.Read More
Easily identify which patients with a potential jaw fracture to scan and which not to with this simple bedside test using a tongue blade.Read More
A novel, single-operator technique to drain a peritonsillar abscess using equipment you already have in your Emergency Department.Read More
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