I keep a little, ever-expanding note on my phone where I jot down little morsels of goodness that I pick up while listening to or reading one of the many excellent sites/podcasts in the useful resource section.
I’ll try and transfer them here for your enlightenment.
I picked this up from this Joe Lex talk.
- perfs need cleaned and left alone
- traumatic perfs need ENT referral
- in epistaxis control the bleeding then cauterise that means epi and lidocaine in nose and wait for 5 mins
- if packing remember to give antibiotics for toxic shock