Did you know that you can use an empty syringe and a tongue blade in the management of a jaw dislocation? Or that point-of-care ultrasound can improve patient satisfaction and outcomes when used in the evaluation of a patient with a sore throat or concerns about Ludwig’s angina?
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Come join Teresa S. Wu, MD, FACEP, at her session “Rapid Fire: Quick Tips—ENT Procedures in the ED” talk to learn about these management options and procedures that you can use to help your patients.
Dr. Wu is the director of the emergency ultrasound program and fellowships at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix and the simulation curriculum director and an associate professor in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix.
“Many providers may fear or feel uncomfortable managing ENT emergencies because they feel that they are not well equipped to handle the issues at bay. The assessment and diagnosis may not be clear, and management options can be messy and scary,” Dr. Wu said.
She plans to provide useful tips, tricks, and education to empower and inspire providers to feel more comfortable with ENT emergencies they may encounter. She will collaborate and brainstorm with attendees to share expertise and lessons learned.
Dr. Wu also has compiled pearls and pitfalls from other emergency providers and ENT surgeons from around the globe. “During the lecture, I will share some of these innovative techniques with the audience,” she said.
Vanessa Caceres is a freelance medical writer based in Florida.
Rapid Fire: Quick Tips—ENT Procedures in the ED
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D