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1

Indications for tonsillectomy

1) hugely enlarged 'kissing' tonsils ➡️sleep apnoea/ stridor
2) quinsy (peritonsillar abscess)

2

If you are expect epiglottis what most you not do?

Ent (especially things in mouth)
Call anaesthetist

Acute - drooling - HiB

3

Why not give amoxicillin in tonsillitis?

Possible EBV- gives a rash

Give penV (phenxymethylbenopenicillin)

4

Anterior pinna displacement, what's the treatment?

Iv co-amoxiclav?

5

When to treat acute otitis media?

Tympanic membrane perforation
>2 years, bilateral otitis media
Syx over 4 days
<3 months old (include other causes)

Oral abx + 6 wk follow up for perforation