Respiratory and ENT

Help me catch my breath….

How to help clear up a chest problem:

Wells score: for pulmonary embolus: a nice little calculator to help swing your mind if in doubt.

COPD guidance is due for renewal but until then here is current NICE Guidance

Here is current guidance for Respiratory Tract infections via NICE

For Asthma guidance: The British Thoracic Society have a comprehensive document.
Page 2 for child diagnosis
Page 11 for adult diagnosis
Page 33 for management in primary care

ENT: Up your nose……..

Sinusitis makes up a lot of consultations and one worthwhile treatment option is nasal douching. Click here for a to access the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham leaflet.