Eye, ear, nose, and throat

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1997 May;15(2):327-40. doi: 10.1016/s0733-8627(05)70302-3.


Patients present to the emergency department with a number of eye, ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems. This article updates some very common problems; identifies a few pearls on nasal foreign body removal, ophthalmologic medication, and epistaxis; and reviews a few pitfalls in identifying malignancies and sore throats.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Emergency Medicine*
  • Epistaxis / therapy
  • Foreign Bodies / therapy
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Nose
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases / therapy*
  • Pharyngitis / diagnosis
  • Referral and Consultation