Nasal saline sprays and rinses

Establishing and maintaining healthy airways is easy, cost-effective and often overlooked.

The when, why, what and how of nasal irrigation

Nasal irrigation (NI) in various forms has been used in a number of upper respiratory tract conditions for centuries.  Only…

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AOMT management with antibiotics

Acute otitis media with tympanostomy tubes (AOMT) is common, but the right approach to managing this disease is not clear…

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Coblation for tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy remain the most common surgical procedures performed by an ENT surgeon. Tonsils and adenoids are lymphoid (glandular)…

How to limit antibiotic use in acute sore throat

In January 2018, NICE released a guideline for antimicrobial prescribing in acute sore throat.

AOMT and its treatment

Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common childhood illness – 75% of children have at least one episode by 3…

Antibiotics or watchful waiting?

More than 20% of antibiotics prescribed in adults are for sinusitis or rhinosinusitis, making it the fifth most common diagnosis…

Adult rhinosinusitis

Rhinosinusitis is a common condition, which affects about 30% of the population at some point. Of this number, about 1% develop…