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This pathway covers the primary care management of bilateral nasal obstruction for adults and children.
Bilateral Nasal Obstruction – see same day via on call ENT consultant
Exclude septal haematoma:
Following an assessment with no evidence of a new external deformity or obstruction the patient can be reviewed and managed in primary care.
Patients who may need a referral:
GP assessment at 7 days post trauma
Same day ENT assessment:
Contact on Call Registrar (Derriford Hospital switchboard 01752 202082
e-Referral Service Selection
This guideline has been signed off by the Western Locality on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.
Publication date: March 2016