Chapter

ENT emergencies

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

ENT emergencies

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Overview - Acute sore throat: assessment - Pharyngitis and tonsillitis - Scarlet fever - Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis) - Coxsackie virus (hand, foot, and mouth disease) - Diphtheria - Thrush (candidiasis) - Peritonsillar abscess (quinsy) - Epiglottitis - Mumps (epidemic parotitis) - Earache/ear pain (otalgia): assessment - Otitis externa - Localized otitis externa - Diffuse otitis externa: acute uncomplicated - Cholesteatoma - Malignant (necrotizing) otitis externa - Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Acute otitis media - Epistaxis - Nasal foreign bodies (FBs) - Ear/auricular FBs - Auricular haematoma - Nose injury

Chapter.  5966 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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