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Friday, August 19, 2016

HEENTs Procedures

emDocs. August 18, 2016 - Author: Simon E - Edited by: Koyfman A and Alerhand S
"It has been a long night in the department. After ordering supplies for your patient with an auricular laceration, you sit down at your desk to review the landmarks for an auricular block. Within minutes, “trauma team to the trauma room” is paged overhead. As you don your PPE, an intoxicated 32 year-old male wheels by, profusely bleeding from his scalp. The patient is post-assault with a beer bottle. Initial VS: BP 81/56, HR 120.
If either of these scenarios make you wish that you had consulted Roberts & Hedges recently, have no fear – we will take a minute to review the basics and offer tips for success in addressing a number of commonly encountered HEENT procedures...
  • Head
    • Repair of Facial Wounds
    • Mandibular Dislocations
  • Ears
    • Auricular Lacerations
    • Auricular Hematomas
    • Auricular Foreign Bodies (FBs)
  • Eyes
    • Eyelid Laceration Repair
    • Lateral Canthotomy and Cantholysis
  • Nose
    • Epistaxis Management
    • Nasal Bridge Fracture Reduction
    • Nasal Septal Hematoma
    • Nasal Foreign Bodies
  • Throat
    • Peri-Tonsillar Abscess (Quinsy) Needle Aspiration/Incision and Drainage"