Tagged ‘ENT’

Journal Review

Topical TXA in Epistaxis

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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,
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Core

Prophylactic Antibiotics in Nasal Packing

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Is it necessary to provide prophylactic antibiotics for anterior nasal packs? Standard teaching says yes but the data isn’t so supportive.
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Peritonsillar Abscess

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The suppurative end-point of bacterial infection that results in the development of pus between the palatine tonsil and its capsule.
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Procedure Video

Tongue Blade Test

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Easily identify which patients with a potential jaw fracture to scan and which not to with this simple bedside test using a tongue blade.
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Procedure Video

Drainage of a Peritonsillar Abscess

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A novel, single-operator technique to drain a peritonsillar abscess using equipment you already have in your Emergency Department.
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