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Flashcards in ENT clinical skills Deck (9):
1

List the ENT red flags

Sore throat
Hoarseness
Stridor
Difficulty swallowing
Lump in neck
Unilateral ear pain
Weight loss
Family history
Unilateral symptoms
B symptoms

2

What are b symptoms?

A sign of lymphadenopathy

3

What are the b symptoms?

Drenching night sweats
WL
Temperature
Alcohol intolerance

4

What is a good question to ask in PMH?

'Have you got anything diagnosed?'

5

What must you ask about in SH?

Occupation!!!
Noise exposure
Swimming
Chef (nose)
Chemical exposure

6

What questions should you ask for ear issues?

Hearing loss
Vertigo
Discharge
Tinnitus or hallucination of sound
Face movement
Swimming
Dizziness

7

What should you clarify for dizziness?

Light head
Vertigo
Diabetes
What brings it on
Describe first or last episode

8

What questions should you ask not nose issues?

Anosmia
'Can you tell the difference between tea and coffee?'
Taste
Blocked
Discharge
Altered smell
Pain
Trauma
Work with chemicals

9

What questions should you ask for throat issues?

Pain
Can they swallow
Getting worse
Dynophagia
Feeling of something stuck in throat
Voice change/hoarse voice
Breathing difficulties
Stridor/sertor
Lymphadenopathy