Otorhinolaryngological problems occurring within the intensive care unit

Roth, Yehudah; Sokolov, Maxim; Adler, Moshe; Ezry, Tiberiu; Harell, Moshe
June 2003
Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p884
Academic Journal
journal article
Objective: An overview of common otorhinolaryngological (ORL) problems and procedures in the intensive care unit (ICU) is presented.Focus: Diagnostic, management, and treatment aspects of some conditions are discussed with emphasis on the potential difficulties encountered in the ICU. Approach recommendations are outlined as well as a list of required basic equipment.Conclusions: Otorhinolaryngology should be included in intensive care continuing medical education programs.


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