Coblation for tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy remain the most common surgical procedures performed by an ENT surgeon. Tonsils and adenoids are lymphoid (glandular) tissue clumped together in the back of the throat and nose respectively.

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 years of age. However, AOM is often misdiagnosed.

Antibiotics or watchful waiting?

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

Adult rhinosinusitis

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