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This guideline covers the primary care management of bilateral nasal obstruction for adults and children.
Refer via on call ENT consultant
Following an assessment with no evidence of a new external deformity the patient can be reviewed and managed in primary care.
GP assessment at 7 days post trauma
Contact on call ENT consultant
Email referral to: firstname.lastname@example.org clearly marking BROKEN NOSE in subject (do not send via e-Referrals as may delay definitive treatment)
This guideline has been signed off by South Devon and Torbay CCG.
Publication date: October 2017