SINUSITIS INTRODUCTION Infections of the sinuses are not a pleasant thing to have for anyone. Each year, once spring comes and again during cold and flu season, a large number of people develop allergies or sinus blockages that are typically very unpleasant. Allergies from pollen and blockages from the cold or flu, sometimes develop into more serious conditions such as sinusitis. Both acute and chronic sinusitis can be debilitating; as anyone that has ever had a sinus infection can attest to.
new acute sinusitis), was not taking drugs prescribed by other clinicians and there were no other factors (communication errors, non-adherence, financial restrictions) influencing his ability to receive medication. Antibiotic therapy should be reserved for patients with acute bacterial sinusitis as defined by a complete history and physical examination (AMA, 2008). A “wait and see” approach has been suggested in recent Canadian guidelines as a means of differentiating bacterial sinusitis from a viral
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In the medical world, physician-patient interactions are vital to the development of relationships between physicians and patients. For this paper, I observed a Pediatrician’s interaction with three very different patients. Even within Pediatrics, doctors see children of many different ages and have to adjust their communication methods and skills depending on specific situations. In this paper, I shall be discussing 3 of the interactions that I observed, which included a regular checkup for an 18
Headaches are a piece of regular life and they happen to every one of us. In the event that you frequently experience the ill effects of migraines you've most likely heard the best thing to do to reduce the agony fast. Eat one banana and drink a lot of water and the torment will quickly disappear. Despite the fact that this method is truly effective, sometimes it simply doesn't work and we're left with a throbbing agonizing pain in the head, not able to anything about the pain itself. Possibly
Intra-Operative Image Guidance in Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) using rigid endoscopes has developed into becoming the mainstay treatment for opening obstructed outflow tracts of the paranasal sinuses. However, limitations surrounding FESS have resulted in intra-operative Image-Guidance Systems (IGS) to improve outcomes in complex skull base procedures. A principal limitation of the endoscopic endonasal approach is the availability of only a two-dimensional
Life Lesson Almost three years ago my mom was diagnosed with Bacterial Meningitis. Bacterial Meningitis is very life threatening if not treated immediately. It was a very scary experience for everyone. With this experience I have learned a very important lesson, don’t ever take your parents for granted because you could easily lose them and maybe sooner then you thought. "Sinus Infection" On a Saturday morning my mom woke up with a headache saying, "This is the worst headache I've ever had
Chief Complaint: 15 year old, Hispanic male who report sore throat and for 2 days. History of Present Illness: Per patient report, he was in his usual state of good health until 2 days ago when he started feeling a throbbing throat pain. The pt denies pain in any other part of his body. The sore throat is al most constant and states feeling a throbbing sensation. Aggravating factors are swallowing and talking. The patient feels some short relief when he takes lozenges or eats something cold.
Intracranial sinusitis (ICS) complications remain a difficult and ongoing problem. The progressive pneumatization and development of paranasal sinuses at birth and the late appearance of frontal and ventricular sinuses have caused some infec- tions to not appear until late childhood [Intracranial complications of sinusitis: a pediatric series Giannoni C, Sulek M, Friedman EM]. Despite better diagnostics since the introduction of CT (CT), better treatment with broad spectrum antibiotics and aggressive
Overview Sinusitis, also called a sinus infection, is the inflammation of the membranes lining the sinus cavities around the nose. The condition can be caused by anything that disrupts the flow of air into the sinuses and the mucus that drains from the cavities. Sinus openings can get blocked when its tissue lining and the neighboring nasal passages become swollen. This could be triggered by a variety of factors including allergies, colds, cigarette smoke, nasal sprays, cocaine, and any other substance