Emergency Management of Common ENT Conditions

This is a guide for doctors in training and should not replace tyour own clinical judgement or senior clinicians advice. 

Ear Checkup

The Ear

Pinna Haematoma

Perichondritis

Pinna/Facial Laceration

Foreign Body

Otitis Externa

Acute Otitis Media

Mastoiditis

Facial Palsy

Temporal Bone Fracture

Tympanic Perforation (Acute)

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Vertigo

Ear Doctor
PCR test

The Nose

Epistaxis

Nasal Fracture

Septal Haematoma

Facial Cellulitis

Periorbital Cellulitis

Nasal Foreign Body

The Throat/ Head and Neck

Tonsillitis / Glandular Fever

Quinsy

Parapharyngeal/Retropharyngeal Abscess

Sialadenitis

Ludwig’s Angina

Food Bolus/ Foreign Body

Post Tonsil Bleed

Epiglottitis / Supraglottitis

Neck Laceration/Penetrating injury

Displaced/Blocked Tracheostomy

Neck and Chin
Surgery Tools

Acute Airway Management

Managing an acute airway